The Cost of Sports in Schools

Amanda Ripley reports on a high school in Texas that got rid of sports so it could spend money on academics. Guess how people felt about it!!!!! But then also guess what happened to people’s grades!!!! The best line: “Meanwhile, communities throughout Texas, alarmed by the cancellation of football, raised $400,000 for Premont via fund-raisers and donations—money that Singleton put toward renovating the science labs.”

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