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ERIC Number: EJ563879
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Seventeen Reasons Why Football Is Better Than High School.
Childress, Herb
Phi Delta Kappan, v79 n8 p616-19 Apr 1998
The most emotionally absent students often come alive after school. Any extracurricular activity (even football) seems better than high school. In football, teenagers are important contributors, are encouraged to excel, and become team players; repetition is honorable; the unexpected happens; practices run longer than 50 minutes; emotions and human contact are important; players choose their own roles; and participating adults are genuinely interested. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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