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Ariz. First State to Mandate Concussion Test

By Bryan Toporek — August 29, 2011 1 min read

Arizona has introduced a first-of-its-kind concussion education program that requires all student-athletes to attend a program and pass a test before being cleared to play interscholastic sports. The 50-minute program uses videos to walk students through symptoms of a concussion, encourages them to report all suspected concussions, and explains what to do if they have a concussion.

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A version of this article appeared in the August 31, 2011 edition of Education Week as Ariz. First State to Mandate Concussion Test

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