52% Say Big-Time College Athletics Corrupt Education Process
Half of Americans believe major college sports programs are bad for higher education and break the rules on a regular basis when recruiting. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 52% of American Adults think big-time college sports programs corrupt the process of higher education. Twenty-one percent (21%) disagree, while 27% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on May 13, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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