Test Scores Over Touchdowns: When Sports Soil Our Education System

A well written post that hit’s a spot that needs to be looked at a lot more closely.

the quiet voice

I have attended every book club meeting at my school. I’ve never missed a National Honor Society meeting, a Math Honor Society meeting, a Social Studies Honor Society meeting, or a Latin Honor Society meeting. But when I tell people that I’ve never attended a high school football game, I am always asked the same question: what’s wrong with you?

What’s wrong with me? Let’s take a look at what’s wrong with America’s schools first.

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4 comments on “Test Scores Over Touchdowns: When Sports Soil Our Education System

  1. MsJohannah says:

    Reblogged this on The Broken Shelf and commented:
    I happen to agree with this post.

  2. MsJohannah says:

    I’ve reblogged it and couldn’t agree more.

    • Thomas did a great job highlighting the issue, it’s just not fair. Not because teams rake in money for the school means that they should get the majority on the chances for scholarships. I really appreciate the re-blog.

      • MsJohannah says:

        not a problem. I completely agree. It isn’t fair. I also hate that athletes get paid more then teachers. If it wasn’t for the teachers they wouldn’t be in any sports. But I think that’s a totally different issue.

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