Protecting the Players: How safe are your school’s helmets?

Number 26881
Subject Sports
Source Gannett Broadcasting
Year 2014
Publication Date Feb 19, Feb 24, Feb 26, Feb 27, March 10, April 24, April 25, April 30, May 6, May 12, May 13, May 19, August 4, Sept. 3, Sept. 10, Sept 17, Nov. 1
Summary Gannett Broadcast stations nationwide launched an unprecedented project sending FOIA requests to more than thousand school districts across the country in an effort to educate parents and schools about which student athletes are using lower-rated football helmets that could make those who wear them more susceptible to concussions.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords schools; districts; athletes; student; safety
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