Cal athletics improving on academic trend

After posting shockingly low APR scores from 2009-2012, the Cal athletics program is finally trending back in the right direction.

While Cal's single-year score actually declined from last season (941 to 938), the school is much improved over a couple of years ago.

“Although we are observing significant progress with our football team’s APR scores, it doesn’t always manifest itself in a smooth line from year to year,” athletic director Mike Williams said in a statement. “We’ve already seen improvement and are clearly on an upward trajectory.”

The overall score reflects how good of a job a school does at keeping its student-athletes in school and eligible academically. 

(h/t SF Gate)

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