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Fenton, Elizabeth – American School Board Journal, 1975
Examines the role of athletic safety, coaching, and equipment. Includes women's athletics. (IRT)
Descriptors: Athletic Equipment, Athletics, Injuries, Safety
Levin, Dan – American School Board Journal, 1979
After discussing the pros and cons of school- and non-school-sponsored national athletic competitions, the author presents a list of questions school boards can use in evaluating whether to let a student athlete participate in a non-school-sponsored sports event. (IRT)
Descriptors: Athletics, Competition, National Programs, Secondary Education
Hardy, Lawrence – American School Board Journal, 1997
Discusses issues in school "pay-to-play" policies, the charging of fees for sports or other extracurricular activities, as a fund-raising strategy in response to budget shortfalls. Fees sometimes discourage economically disadvantaged students from participating and place pressure on parents. (LMI)
Descriptors: Athletics, Educational Finance, Extracurricular Activities, Fees
Miller, John K. – American School Board Journal, 1998
In August 1995, a young football player died as a result of heat exhaustion suffered on the first day of football practice in Arkansas. Spurred by this tragedy, the district made some changes that every school district with an athletic program should consider. These include using a heat-stress monitor; abandoning the practice of group physical…
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Football