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July 08, 2011

Arne Duncan Talks School Sports, Phys. Ed., NCAA Cheating

If the Ed. Sec. had his way, schools would be adding phys. ed. programs, the NCAA would rule with a much more iron fist, and the NBA would change its one-and-done rule to a two-and-done rule.

July 05, 2011

Mo. District Spends $18 Million on New Athletic Facilities

The St. Louis-based Pattonville School District recently hired a construction company to begin work on $18 million worth of upgrades to their schools' athletic facilities over the next two years.

June 30, 2011

$1.5 Million Anonymous Donation Spares D.C. School Sports

A $1.5 million anonymous donation will be sparing D.C. public school sports from a 28 percent reduction in finances, the Washington Examiner reported on Thursday.

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.

May 27, 2011

NFL: Lockout Won't Freeze Funding for Schools' Stadium Projects

Professional football may currently be on hold, but the NFL still plans on distributing grants to help pay for new and resurfaced youth football fields, despite reports to the contrary.

May 26, 2011

Big Ten Discusses Paying Student-Athletes' Living Expenses

Big Ten officials broached the subject of giving student-athletes enough money to cover their living expenses during the conference's spring meetings last week.

May 25, 2011

Texas Budget Cuts to Spare Student-Athlete Steroid Tests

The Texas Legislature tentatively approved a budget bill this week that reserves $1.5 million for student-athlete steroid tests over the next two years.

May 05, 2011

Is a $60 Million High School Football Stadium Excessive?

Allen High School, located in a suburb of Dallas, is aiming to complete construction of a near-$60 million football stadium by August of 2012.

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