Easton Area School District (Pa.) to Bill Cyber and Charter Schools for Students Who Play Sports

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Former Easton Area School District students who transferred to cyber and charter schools can still play for Easton's home teams, but their new schools will have to pay.

The district will require students in cyber and charter schools to pay a fee to participate in youth sports.

The district is not charging the fee to make a profit but to "recoup what the cost is for equipment and other costs," said Athletic Director Jim Pokrivsak. Other costs include transportation to away games and coaches' salaries, he said.

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