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Bowl Bet

February 08, 2005 1 min read

Giddy about the Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl appearance in 24 years, the city’s school district made a bet with the Boston public schools for books. The district whose team was the loser in the Feb. 6 game, which pitted the Eagles against the New England Patriots, will send a couple dozen history books to a school of the winner’s choosing.

A version of this article appeared in the February 09, 2005 edition of Education Week