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Datedness of Data Casts Doubts on GAO Sports Report, Expert Says

By Bryan Toporek — March 28, 2012 1 min read
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Last week, in this very blog, I told you about the new report from the Government Accountability Office that found school sports opportunities generally on the increase, despite cuts in physical education time.

Problem is: Most of that data came from the early- to mid-2000s, and the same findings wouldn’t hold true now, says Paul Caccamo, executive director of Up2Us, a New York City-based coalition of nonprofit organizations that aims to support youth-sports programs.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.