NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Citing studies from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New Rochelle Superintendent of Schools Brian Osborne, in a recent article in the Huffington Post, discusses the positive impact of sports on his students.
According to Osborne's article, his district offers an "unusually wide array of athletic opportunities for students K-12," which has allowed for four students to sign letters of intent with various colleges, including Coppin State, Northeastern University, University of Alabama and Long Island University-Post.
Osborne discusses the various opportunities available to middle and high school students, noting that the district has 77 middle school, junior varsity and varsity teams in 19 sports for both boys and girls. In total, the district provides for nearly 1,600 students, according to Osborne's article.
Sporting opportunities also have been expanded for younger students, according to the article.
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