Should Montgomery Co. students have to pay to play?
Blacksburg High School soccer players huddle during a game Wednesday night. The Montgomery County School Board had to make some difficult decisions this budget season, in part because of debt tied to construction projects, such as the new Blacksburg High School visible in the background. | Photo by Daniel Lin, The Roanoke Times
Approved May 16 in a package of cost-saving measures, the requirement that parents spend $100 per student to let them play sports, join a debate team or take part in other extracurricular programs prompted debate from the moment it was proposed.
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