Supreme Court Ruling On Student-Athlete Compensation Could Lead To Further Inequity

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A player runs across the NCAA logo (Keith Srakocic/AP)
A player runs across the NCAA logo (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Last month, the Supreme Court struck down NCAA restrictions on educational benefits to student-athletes, paid out by college and university athlete programs.

The move was seen as a victory for student-athletes — but critics say that the ruling will further diminish the ability of low-income students to obtain higher education.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Angel Pérez, CEO of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, about the consequences of the Supreme Court's ruling.

This segment aired on July 13, 2021.


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