• Missouri School Officials Sued for Christian Sports Trip

    by Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 2015

    An anonymous Missouri mother and an atheist-rights organization are suing a local school for taking the children on a field trip to a Christian-centered sports center.

  • Suit: HS Cheer Coaches' 'Indifference' Led to Injury

    by Sam Charles, Chicago Sun-Times May 2015

    Less than a month after three other cheerleaders were hurt in separate practices, a fourth New Trier High School cheerleader suffered a head injury after she was dropped while attempting a "full down" in fall 2012.

  • Student Concussion Bill Passes Illinois House, 104-1

    by Seth A. Richardson State Capitol Bureau May 2015

    A bill regulating when students can return to the classroom and to athletics after a suffering a concussion passed the House Monday. Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, sponsored Senate Bill 7 in the House.

  • Clarifying Brand Will Cost High School $25K

    by Earl Rinehart May 2015

    There are at least 17 variations of Grandview Heights' "GH" logo -- with the two letters connected, not connected or intertwined, solid letters or outlined, in a circle or no circle.

  • Opinion: VHSL Private Schools Vote Difficult to Justify

    by Aaron McFarling, The Roanoke Times May 2015

    There needed to be a better reason. The Virginia High School League needed a clearer mission, a more symbiotic motivation, to make the decision it did Wednesday to allow private schools to join their ranks.

  • Legal Settlement Allows Private Schools to Join VHSL

    by Robert Anderson 981-3123 May 2015

    The Virginia High School League has opened the door for the state's private schools to become members of the VHSL, and Liberty Christian Academy is coming inside.

  • Athletes Must Pass Phys. Ed. Under School’s New Standards

    by Emily Attwood May 2015

    The Wareham, Mass., School District approved a proposal earlier this week to change the high school policy addendum to include stricter academic standards for athletes. Student-athletes must now pass at least seven major subjects per quarter to remain eligible for varsity sports.

  • Holistic Prep Lacrosse Coaches Follow Drubbing with Yoga

    by Jim Paulsen; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2015

    On the surface, it looked ugly: The Minnetonka girls' lacrosse team was whipped 24-11 by perennial powerhouse Eden Prairie in a game last week.

  • Voters Oust School Board Pair for 'Redskins' Retirement

    by Karen Robinson News Staff Reporter May 2015

    Lancaster School District voters, angry about the abrupt retiring of their mascot, tossed out two incumbents who voted to do away with the mascot that was beloved by many and deemed racist by others.

  • Rival Boycott Played Role in Lancaster Name Change

    by Erik Brady, @ByErikBrady, USA TODAY Sports May 2015

    Akron High School decided in March, before the season began, that it would not play neighboring Lancaster, another high school in Buffalo's eastern suburbs.