WONDER #2533: How Long Have Schools Had Sports Teams?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. why schools should play sports.
  2. what kind of sports are the most fun.
  3. the history of sports in schools.
  4. ways sports get in the way of academics.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following gave more kids access to school sports?

  1. Title IX
  2. The end of segregation
  3. The Americans with Disabilities Act
  4. All of the above

Question 3 of 3

Which is the BEST evidence that sports have a positive impact on kids academically?

  1. “As of 2013, 7.7 million American students took part in school sports.”
  2. “Studies have shown that student athletes are more likely to go to college.”
  3. “Early public schools wanted to give students a well-rounded education.”
  4. “Soon, kids were rushing to join baseball, basketball, and track and field teams.”

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