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Letter: Reader supports no pay-to-play (Nov. 23, 2022)

 

November 23, 2022



Editor:

I would like to give a big pat on the back to the Sweet Home School District Board of Education for eliminating “pay to play” fees for our student-athletes and others involved in extracurricular activities.

I have never liked activity fees.

Families pay property taxes to support our schools and that should include all forms of learning opportunities.

Our young people get four years to experience the many good things high school offers, everything from athletics to band and drama or programs. Money should not be a deciding factor in whether they get to participate. They wil...



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