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September 06, 2011

Deion Sanders Working to Open Charter School in Texas

Sanders, along with other business partners, laid out a plan to open a charter school in front of the Texas board of education's charter school committee last week.

August 02, 2011

College Football Coaches to Compete in Mentoring Contest

The challenge, which kicks off Aug. 1 and runs through November 21, will tally up the number of mentor applications submitted in each state over that time period.

July 12, 2011

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi Finds New Calling in Education

After nearly two decades of magic on the tennis court, Andre Agassi is ready to tackle his next big challenge: giving larger numbers of underprivileged children a chance to succeed through charter schools.

July 12, 2011

Sports Help Reduce Aggression in Boys, Researchers Find

A continuous program of sports helped boys improve their self-control and reduce overall feelings of aggression, according to a new study from Israel.

June 20, 2011

Kids' Lemonade Stand Forced to Relocate at U.S. Open

After setting up a lemonade stand a block away from the U.S. Open on Thursday, county officials forced the children to move their stand, citing traffic and safety concerns.

June 14, 2011

Interview: Teacher Bikes 5,000+ Miles for Phys. Ed.

In an interview with Schooled in Sports, Coach Cate discusses her journey, the importance of physical education in schools, and her thoughts about why phys. ed. teachers should be on Wheaties boxes.

June 13, 2011

Michael Vick Surprises Two H.S. Grads With $5,000 Scholarships

After giving a graduation speech for a group of Philadelphia schools for troubled youths on Friday night, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick stunned two of the graduates with $5,000 college scholarships.

June 10, 2011

Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat Dedicate New Learning Centers

As part of the NBA Cares community outreach program, members of both teams attended the dedication ceremonies of two schools' new Learn & Play Centers.

June 06, 2011

NBA's Anthony Tolliver to Hold Hoops Clinic for Joplin Youths

Anthony Tolliver of the Minnesota Timberwolves plans on hosting a basketball clinic this week for Joplin youths affected by the recent tornado.

May 17, 2011

Foundation Seeks to Honor Deceased Athlete by Promoting Safety Laws

The family of Wes Leonard, who died of cardiac arrest during a basketball game, has banded together to create a foundation for promoting student-athlete safety in his honor.

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