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Heisman Trophy Winner: Phys. Ed. Saved My Life

We must seize the moment to provide more funding and support for vital physical education resources, writes former NFL player Herschel Walker. (May 10, 2016)

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09/29 04:47 pm | Boys' Soccer Team Cites Religious Beliefs in Refusing to Play Team With Two Girls | A high school boys' soccer team in Mesa, Arizona, opted to forfeit a game because the opposing team had two female players.

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Concussion Laws by State
Over half of all U.S. states now have some form of student-athlete concussion law in place. This map shows legislation progress by state.

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The national debate over transgender rights took yet another turn after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked the Obama administration from enforcing new guidelines meant to expand students' access to restrooms and locker rooms in schools.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
We must seize the moment to provide more funding and support for vital physical education resources, writes former NFL player Herschel Walker.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
It's not just concussion awareness that has altered how high schools approach team sports, writes educator John Gerdy.
February 5, 2016 – Education Week
The NCAA's onerous eligibility requirements for student-athletes has a stranglehold on precollegiate schooling, writes James Lytle.
January 20, 2016 – Education Week
The racially motivated church shooting in Charleston, S.C., has spurred districts to reconsider school names, mascots, and imagery linked to the Old South. Such moves stir sharp debate.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
As schools decide which enriching programs to fund, it's clear that music trumps football in return on dollars invested, John R. Gerdy argues.
June 23, 2015 – Education Week
January 15, 2014 – Education Week
A three-year contract between Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp., and Columbus Regional Health will dispatch four athletic trainers to schools in the 11,300-student Columbus, Ind., district.
October 16, 2013 – Education Week
Disability-rights advocates welcome new federal guidance on special education students and sports, while critics say federal officials are pushing costly new mandates.
February 6, 2013 – Education Week

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