Student Well-Being

Schools Change Sports Practice Times for Student Safety

By Bryan Toporek — July 22, 2011 1 min read

The heat wave sweeping across the nation has brought heat indexes of 120 degrees Fahrenheit in certain parts of the country in recent days. In Tennessee, the sky-high temperatures prompted schools to change the times of sports practices to keep their student-athletes safe.

Jim Glover, football coach at McNairy Central High School in Selmer, Tenn., told

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