Recently in Pay-to-play programs Category

1  

November 21, 2013

Pay-to-Play Fees Expanding Rapidly Among Pa. Public Schools

Nearly 4 out of 10 Pennsylvania public schools now charge students to participate in sports, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association finds.

February 27, 2013

Calif. Schools Must Put Fee-Complaint Systems in Place by Friday

The deadline is looming for all California public schools to have in place a system for complaints about fees.

August 17, 2012

Pittsburgh Steelers' LaMarr Woodley Covers District's Pay-to-Play Fees

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is donating $60,000 to the Saginaw (Mich.) school district to cover every student-athlete's athletic participation fees for the 2012-13 school year.

March 19, 2012

School Sports Opportunities Generally on the Rise, GAO Finds

The percentage of schools that offer students regular physical education declined over the past decade, but school sports opportunities appear to be increasing nationwide, according to the Government Accountability Office.

January 31, 2012

Budget Cuts in Texas Put Crimp in School Sports

To compensate for lost funding elsewhere, a number of Texas superintendents reported that their districts charged fees for extracurricular activities, such as school sports.

December 21, 2011

Minnesota High School Charging Fees for Golf, Hockey Tryouts

At Edina (Minn.) High School, boys and girls trying out for hockey and golf are being charged a $50 nonrefundable tryout fee, in what may be a first for the state.

October 10, 2011

Calif. Governor Vetoes Bill Banning Pay-to-Play Sports Fees

California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill this past Saturday that would have banned public schools from charging students fees to participate in sports or other extracurricular activities, saying the bill went "too far."

September 02, 2011

Calif. Senate Passes Ban on Pay-to-Play School Sports

The California Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would ban schools from charging students required fees to join sports teams or other extracurricular clubs.

August 22, 2011

Districts Get Creative to Avoid Charging Pay-to-Play Fees

School districts are relying on outside sponsorships, TV contracts, philanthropic efforts and booster clubs to help avoid charging pay-to-play fees for extracurricular activities.

June 03, 2011

Calif. Moves Toward Banning Pay-to-Play School Sports

The California Assembly passed a bill on Thursday preventing schools from charging students to join sports teams or for other educational activities.

1  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments