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Schools Expanding Reach of Concussion Policies for Students

By Bryan Toporek — January 18, 2012 1 min read
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Now that a majority of states have enacted youth-concussion laws, schools are left to figure out how to comply with the new rules.

The N.J. state legislature, a few N.Y. schools, and one Mass. district have all recently decided to go above and beyond what their state’s concussion law originally called for.

The school committee in Amesbury, Mass., passed an interim version of a policy that would require any student in marching band or going on a field trip to take a baseline concussion test, according to the .

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