Boost to sports programs in Boston should not eclipse scholarship

August 7, 2009 at 12:08 am Leave a comment

Boston Globe: Boost students, not just sports.

“The Boston Scholar Athlete Program, which will boost sports budgets in the city’s schools by 61%, must make sure student-athletes also flex their academic abilities, urges an editoral in The Boston Globe. Excitement over rehabilitating sports programs and hero worship of good athletes can’t be allowed to overshadow the need for academic achievement, the editorial board writes.”

[Via ASCD SmartBrief]


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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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