Posts tagged "Budget Cuts"

Athletic Fee Hikes Hit Home With Arlington [Massachusetts] Public School Parents

In late spring/early summer of 2010, I detailed the current trend toward increasing athletic fees for students playing high school sports. Part I: Pay-To-Play Already Here In Illinois: The Days of “Free” High School Sports Are Gone Part II: Pay-To-Play Already Here In Illinois: The Days of “Free” High School Sports Are Gone Reality Check... Read more »

High School Sports A Right Or Privilege? C'mon Now!!!

Even though the piece, Is participation in high school sports a right or privilege?, from Boston.com discusses the idea of pay-to-play for high school sports related to funding and who should “pay,” its title strikes a definite chord with me. As much as I encourage sports participation for our youth, and the positives that can... Read more »

High School Athlete Comments on Pay-To-Play: Is it the beginning of the end?

This past summer I highlighted the current trend of high school athletic departments charging ever- increasing participation fees to athletes playing sports. Both my articles, Pay-To-Play Already Here In Illinois: The Days of “Free” High School Sports Are Gone and Reality Check For Cutting Of High School Sports In 2010, emphasize the direction many schools... Read more »
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