Local school district eliminates pay-to-play fees for sports, band

FAIRBORN — High and middle school students at a local school district will no longer have to “pay-to-play” sports or participate in band.

Fairborn Board of Education members voted unanimously to eliminate paid participation fees for high and middle school sports and band.

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The measure was in the hopes it would encourage more students to participate in athletic and music programs, according to a district spokesperson.

Last school year, students were required to pay $75 per activity with a cap of $150 per student.

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