Essay On Athletes Should Be Paid For Sports
Forcing high school athletes to pay for participation in athletic events is a valuable decision in many forms. But, these fees for taking part in athletic events should not be …show more content…
With these policies, students should not get their money back when quitting. If athletes knew they could not get their money back if they quit, less of them would. Also, paying this fee would make the athlete more motivated for playing time and would try harder in practice and games. Parents could expect a lot more from their student. Also, athletes will know if they are ineligible, they are wasting their own money, and will in turn try harder in their classes. If my parents had to pay for me to play sports, I would definitely try harder in class and in practice to make the most of my money.
Schools simply do not have the funding that they used to. Budget cuts are coming from every direction and one of the easiest sources to cut is athletics. Schools see athletics as building moral character rather than intelligence and see it convenient to cut these programs. With these pay to play policies, sports programs around the country can attempt to keep themselves somewhat stable even if some funding is cut. Schools budgets are decreasing every year, and sports programs become a primary target for budget