Behind the Headline: Texas School Sports Ban – Premont Schools Drop Athletics To Save District

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Texas School Sports Ban: Premont Schools Drop Athletics To Save District
The Huffington Post | 1/23/12

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Academic Value of Non-Academics
Education Next | Winter 2012

A school district in Texas that has failed to make AYP for 3 years has decided to suspend its athletic programs in an effort to turn around student performance and attendance rates. In an article that appears in the Winter 2012 issue of Ed Next, June Kronholz examines the link between afterschool activities and graduating from high school, going to college, and becoming a responsible citizen.

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