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Sunday, July 22, 2007

The Scarlet Duh

Now that the diploma mill route to college admission has been blocked, learning disability comes roaring down the pike.

"[A]ll it will take is a coach, a doctor and a kid willing to be labeled with a learning disability (LD) to get around" the new NCAA academic eligibiity rules. "Naturally, as this [the Americans with Disabilities Act] is a federal law and that means non-disclosure, schools won't even have to explain that the kids were accepted based on this or diagnosed with the problem. It won't matter. They will be labeled with the scarlet 'duh' if they are able to come to a university after 1 year of prep school after it was supposedly disallowed. What other reason would there be?"