The Washington Post: NCAA changes policy for transgender athletes; members approve new constitution

Liz Clarke of The Washington Post cites the Knight Commission’s C.A.R.E. Model and quotes Knight Commission CEO Amy Perko regarding the future of the NCAA. 

“When revenue from the College Football Playoff is factored in, which the NCAA doesn’t control, more than $3.5 billion is distributed to schools each year by the NCAA, CFP and Division I conferences, according to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics. 

The Knight Commission has proposed a model that more closely links revenue distribution and spending with core values of financial transparency and oversight, gender equity, broad-based sports sponsorship and financial responsibility.

‘We’re encouraged by the leaders we’ve heard from who understand this next phase of work for Division I can’t be just a repeat of the past,’ Knight Commission CEO Amy Perko said by telephone.”

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