More likely reasons for the gap between the number of schools serving 7th- and 8th-graders and the number of those schools belonging to the MHSAA are these:
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In state after state, the NFL paraded young people with sad stories in front of state legislators looking for good headlines.
I spent almost all of my days as a competitive athlete in a position where all the other players were in my field of vision.
“Television” is rarely free to viewers today. Ninety percent of people who watch video broadcasts of sporting events today pay for that privilege . . .
It is during these months and the next that the MHSAA deals with the most stressful of forfeitures caused by the participation of ineligible players.
More than a dozen years after our second and last son moved permanently from our home, a 19-year-old has moved in. She’s lived in South Korea, the Philippines and China . .
When we invite what appear to be relatively easy outside solutions to difficult internal problems, we invite more serious problems.
Michigan’s regressive law that penalizes public schools for demanding earlier or longer academic school days and years is worse than merely being contrary to common sense; it’s in opposition to the best interests of our children.
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