The 5th Circuit has upheld a Texas school district's refusal to air a "Jesus Tattoo" ad on the video scoreboard of its large, high school football stadium.
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March 19, 2015
October 03, 2014
Transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will have to wait a few more months before new rules are considered regarding their participation in high school athletics.
September 23, 2014
The federal appeals court ruled that a California district violated Title IX because one of its high schools provided unequal athletics participation opportunities for girls.
February 05, 2014
A new research review examines the academic impacts of a wide range of teenage behaviors, from television-watching to early sexual activity to playing sports, and finds that the effects are often mediated by a student's particular social milieu.
September 23, 2013
It's not the fault of the athletes, most of whom are just young adults. It is the fault of the school officials and supporters that send the message from grade school that sports culture is greater than academics.
May 08, 2013
It was, and is, supposed to be all about values: teamwork, collaboration, self-sacrifice, hard work, creativity, humility in victory and grace in defeat. The health and "whole child" aspects are here, too: the venerable but hardly obsolete ideal of mens sana in corpore sano.
February 13, 2013
High schools that succeed athletically are not necessarily punting on their academic success, according to an analysis published recently in the Journal of Research in Education.
February 06, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education's recent guidance on the inclusion of students with disabilities in extracurricular athletics continues to generate debate.
February 04, 2013
What about an academic super bowl?
January 25, 2013
Education Department guidance reiterates that schools must offer equal opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in extracurricular sports.