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The Montgomery County Board of Education is proposing amendments to
Board Policy IQD, Academic Eligibility for Extracurricular Activities, and is seeking public comment on the amendments from now until February 12, 2021. As a district committed to nondiscrimination, equity, and cultural responsiveness, the Board seeks to balance the state and collegiate expectations with its interest in making extracurricular activities, including interscholastic sports, accessible to as many students as possible. The proposed amendments seek to help more students remain engaged in school activities and consequently enhance their social and academic development. The presentation reviewed by the Board on November 10, 2020 is available
Academic eligibility standards for participation in athletic activities are necessary to prepare students for participation in athletic competitions at the state-wide level and to prepare them to meet the academic eligibility standards requirements at the collegiate level, should they desire to pursue sports beyond high school.
Academic eligibility requirements for middle school students participating in interscholastic sports are unchanged, and require a 2.0 grade point average with no more than one failing grade in the previous marking period, beginning in the second marking period of middle school.
Highlights of the Board's amendments include the following topics:
Public comments may be submitted here