A 12-year-old boy in Mesquite, Texas, has been prohibited from participating in a Pee Wee football league because he's been deemed too large.
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August 17, 2012
August 03, 2012
Starting with the 2013-14 school year, Arkansas homeschooled students in grades seven through 12 will be allowed to participate in public school extracurricular activities under a new rule approved this week by the Arkansas Activities Association.
May 31, 2012
An overwhelming majority of members schools in the Michigan High School Athletic Association voted to approve a change to the organization's constitution which will allow their student-athlete age limit to be waived under extremely limited circumstances.
May 17, 2012
Public schools in New York City and the District of Columbia began offering flag football as a varsity sport to female student-athletes this spring, following in the footsteps of a growing number of other districts across the United States.
May 10, 2012
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is allowing member schools to vote on on changing the constitution to allow for flexibility with the maximum age requirement, under "narrowly defined circumstances."
May 03, 2012
Michigan's Senate Education Committee unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday urging the Michigan High School Athletic Association to adopt a policy allowing eligibility waivers for students with disabilities in limited circumstances.
April 02, 2012
As more states consider bills that would allow homeschooled students to participate in public school sports, two writers recently drew lines in the sand on how far these should go.
March 27, 2012
A Texas youth sports organization's unwillingness to adjust their schedule based on a team's observance of the Jewish Sabbath conflicts with the tenets of the Catholic faith, the Texas Catholic Conference said last week.
March 01, 2012
The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) was served a Temporary Restraining Order that requires them to include the Robert M. Beren Academy in the semifinals of their state basketball tournament this coming weekend.
March 01, 2012
On a largely party line vote, the Virginia Senate and Health Committee voted down a bill which would have allowed homeschooled high school athletes to participate in public school sports.