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How School Start Times Affect High-School Athletics

How School Start Times Affect High-School Athletics | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Catching more sleep could help student-athletes catch more touchdowns, but some still argue sports schedules are a reason against moving back the first bell.
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For high school football players, just a season of play brings brain changes

For high school football players, just a season of play brings brain changes | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Accelerometers in helmets offer insights into which hits hurt most
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Transgender kids have rights, too

Transgender kids have rights, too | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
In a wise and proactive move to conform with federal law, Minnesota is likely to join 32 other states and the NCAA in adopting guidelines for participation of transgender students in high school sports
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Telander: At Orr, basketball — and the bleeding of a U.S. city

Telander: At Orr, basketball — and the bleeding of a U.S. city | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Chicago Sun-Times sports columnist Rick Telander chronicles how the Orr High School basketball team coped with violence in the 2016-17 season.
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For too many high school programs, teaching has taken a backseat to winning

For too many high school programs, teaching has taken a backseat to winning | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
There’s a real debate under way regarding coaches who want to gauge their success by how many sports scholarships their players receive and coaches who were trained to be education-based teachers.
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The Myth of the Sports Scholarship

The Myth of the Sports Scholarship | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Allison Goldblatt and her family believed that her elite status as a swimmer would pay her way at the college of her choice. But they found out the truth.
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NCAA Bans Coursework Completed by Athletes in 24 K12 Inc. Virtual Schools

NCAA Bans Coursework Completed by Athletes in 24 K12 Inc. Virtual Schools | Beyond the Stacks | Scoop.it
Student-athletes attending two dozen virtual schools operated by K12 Inc. will not receive eligibility for their coursework from the NCAA in 2014-15.
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