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AAPS: No Fee Hike for “Pay to Participate”

Ann Arbor Public Schools administration sent out a letter to families today outlining the district’s 2011-12 athletics plan.

In a major departure from the iteration most recently presented to the board of education, the final plan does not raise pay-to-participate fees.  It also retains cheer and dance as varsity sports.

The letter states that this is the final verdict – after gathering feedback from parents, coaches, boosters, and the school board – on what has been an ongoing discussion since district athletic directors unveiled their original program cuts in late June. Finally, the letter sent today also warns that, although a “favorable return on expenditures” allowed some program reductions to be avoided for the coming year, the district is “fully expecting reductions will again … [Full Story]