Anderson schools charging athletes to play

April 14, 2010

Student-athletes at Anderson High School will be charged an annual fee to play on sports teams under a proposal approved Tuesday by the system’s school board. Starting in the fall, all participants in school-sponsored sports in grades 9 through 12 will be charged a $10 flat fee to participate. The fee is $5 if the student is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. The annual fee will be capped at $25 for families with three or more student-athletes.