Discrimination: SCHEDULING SPORTS GAMES SAME DAY AS SAT, HAD TO WAIVE EXTENDED TIME

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Alexandra:  Hi. Is there any legal ramification for a high school scheduling a sports game on the same day as the SAT at 1030 in the morning? My daughter had to waive her college board approved extended time accommodation ( we had to come into the school the morning of the SAT to sign waiver) so she could get to her game on time. Please advise

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Morning

My child took the SAT this Saturday. In our case, my child had all the accommodations which were needed. I understand your conflict for many reasons as I am also a sports parent–many college coaches are still looking at players this time of the year and championships are being held. My child had a sports event and bottom line, the priority was the SAT and it took her a while as she had a reader, extended time, etc. She did not rush through the test for the game and she is a varsity athlete. Yes, she almost missed her event –but the SAT was the priority. I understand the pressure to attend the sports event, but my child has missed sports events before for academic reasons–choices to make- choices.