Athletics

The Athletics page provides a broad range of information on topics such as Title IX, gender equity, student-athlete drug testing and codes of conduct, school district liability for sports-related injuries, and disabled students participation in interscholastic sports.
 

Additional Resources

NSBA Response to OCR's January 25, 2013 "Dear Colleague Letter" - Disabled Students Participation in Extracurricular Athletics
NSBA letter to OCR expressing its concern and request clarification on several points set forth in the Dear Colleague Letter issued on January 25, 2013 on the participation of students with disabilities in extracurricular sports.

TSSAA v. Brentwood Academy (U.S. Sup. Ct.)
First Amendment—standard for free speech challenge to contractual terms promoting educational mission.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Vernonia School District 47J v. Acton (U.S. Sup. Ct.)
Fourth Amendment: search and seizure - mandatory drug testing of student athletes.

Parker v. IHSAA
Consent Order in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana - equal scheduling of boys and girls high school basketball games on Friday and Saturday nights

 
 
Connect With NSBA