EdWeek Commentary Weighs Value of Football vs. Arts Programs for Schools

John R. Gerdy, the founder of the nonprofit educational organization Music for Everyone, argued arts programs provide more educational value than football for schools in a recent Education Week Commentary.

Harlem Globetrotters Select Little League Star Mo'ne Davis in Annual Draft

It appears as though Little League star Mo'ne Davis has a professional basketball career in her future, if she so desires.

Team Sues Little League Over Stripped Championship

A Chicago-based former Little League team has filed a lawsuit against Little League International over the organization's decision to strip the team's United States championship earlier this year.

New Documentary Captures Joy, Drama and Heartbreak of High School Football

The film about a Virginia team with a highly recruited defensive lineman captures all the drama, joy, and tragedy of high school football.

Analysis Highlights State-by-State Gender Gaps in High School Sports

The National Women's Law Center released an analysis Tuesday detailing the gender equity gaps that exist in high school sports on a state-by-state basis.

H.S. Football Coach Makes His Son QB; Other Players Quit in Protest

Earlier this month, nine high school football players in Mineral Wells, Texas, temporarily quit their school's team after the head coach installed his son as the starting quarterback.

Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Partners With Anti-Bullying App

Derek Jeter's youth charity, Turn 2 Foundation, announced a partnership Thursday with an anti-bullying app called STOPit, which helps students report peers' offensive behavior anonymously.

Calif. Senate Committee Approves Ban on 'Redskins' as School Mascot

California's Senate committee on education approved a bill Wednesday that would prohibit public schools throughout the state from using "Redskins" as a school or team name, mascot, or nickname.

WNBA Star to Donate Half Her Salary Toward Putting Defibrillators in Schools

Tina Charles, a former No. 1 WNBA overall pick, is planning on donating half of her salary this season to a charity that helps provide automatic electronic defibrillators for schools and communities.

S.D. Considering Changes to Policy on Transgender High School Athletes

In response to legislative attempts to quash its policy governing transgender student-athletes, the South Dakota High School Activities Association considered changes to the policy at a board of directors meeting Wednesday.

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