Student Well-Being

Measuring the Spread of Youth-Concussion Laws

By Bryan Toporek — August 11, 2011 1 min read

It’s now been more than six months since the birth of Schooled in Sports, and a lot has changed in our little K-12 sports world between then and now.

Back in late February, only 11 states had youth-concussion laws on the books, causing the NFL to speak up and encourage all 50 states and the District of Columbia to pass similar laws.

What’s the count as we head into the 2011-12 school year? Signfiicantly higher.
In total, 31 states and the District of Columbia now have concussion laws to protect student-athletes on the books, as I report in this week’s

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