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How Can School Sports Get Back on the Playing Field?

Sports came to an abrupt halt when schools shut down in March. But as COVID-19 cases wane in some states, pressure grows to find ways to play. (May 29, 2020)

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After halting football practices and games this summer, a growing number of high schools are returning to the gridiron, despite the sport’s high risk of infection.
October 7, 2020 – Education Week
Coaches can still help students find the benefits of youth athletics remotely, writes principal Patrick Burke.
September 9, 2020 – Education Week
Hundreds of students protested the decision to suspend sports and start the school year online.
September 7, 2020 – AP
In some districts with all-remote learning, high school athletes are still on the field. And in some states, political leaders are getting heat for canceling school sports.
September 2, 2020 – Education Week
Sports came to an abrupt halt when schools shut down in March. But as COVID-19 cases wane in some states, pressure grows to find ways to play.
June 10, 2020 – Education Week
The coronavirus closures are shaping a disruptive end to a tumultuous academic career for the Class of 2020.
March 30, 2020 – Education Week
An unusual program in Cincinnati provides academic coaches to help high school players meet eligibility requirements to stay in the game.
February 26, 2020 – Education Week
As shootings break out at high school athletic events, districts must grapple with major questions about their role in keeping venues safe.
September 25, 2019 – Education Week
A popular Netflix documentary series highlights an alarming academic trend among student athletes. An educator from the show speaks out.
September 12, 2018 – Education Week
The danger of traumatic brain injury is too great to square football with the goals of education, write two professors.
September 11, 2018 – Education Week

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