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It's Time to End Football in High School

The danger of traumatic brain injury is too great to square football with the goals of education, write two professors. (September 10, 2018)

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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
A First Amendment expert says K-12 officials can't discipline students for acts of protest that don't disrupt school operations.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
The national debate over transgender rights took yet another turn after a federal judge in Texas temporarily blocked the Obama administration from enforcing new guidelines meant to expand students' access to restrooms and locker rooms in schools.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
We must seize the moment to provide more funding and support for vital physical education resources, writes former NFL player Herschel Walker.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
February 17, 2016 – Education Week
It's not just concussion awareness that has altered how high schools approach team sports, writes educator John Gerdy.
February 5, 2016 – Education Week

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