District officials at a Moon Area School Board meeting in April unveiled a proposal for a pay-to-participate program for the district's student athletes.
District spokeswoman Megan Edwards said the plan includes a $100 per student or $250 per family fee. Waivers would be available for disadvantaged families and the program would raise approximately $60,100 for the district's athletics department.
The school board has taken no action on the proposal, which would be implemented as a cost-savings measure.
School board members have said they intend to balance the district's 2013 budget, which must be posted for public viewing by May 30, with no tax increase.
Budget projections have included $60.2 million in revenue and $61.5 million in district costs for 2013.
So what do you think of proposals for a pay-to-participate program at Moon Area School District? Is it necessary? How might it impact the district's athletics? We want your opinion: Tell us in the comments.