Separating School Sports

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Has the thought of separating sports from school ever crossed your mind? There are many people who think that the two should be separated.
Some people feel that school and sports should be separated because it uses up the school budget. According to Etta Kralovec, director of teacher education at Pepperdine University, “5% of the school budget officially falls in the nonacademic section. A school board meeting in Searsport, Maine learned that the school spent $50,000 to fix the ball field.” Kralovec also says that the “focus on sports saps the time, attention, and energy that students should put into academics.” Kveragas, a reader from, feels that all school sports are is a hobby. She says “if the programs are so popular, then
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