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High School Sports: Participation Declined for First Time in 30 Years
For the first time in 30 years, participation in high school sports declined, according to a study by the NFHS.
In the 2018-19 school year, there was a decline of 43,395 from the year prior, according to the NFHS’s annual High School Athletics Participation Survey.
The last time the report found a decline was in 1988-89.
The sports with the largest declines were two of the most popular ones: 11-player football and basketball.
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