Is It Okay to Miss School for Sports?

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(Editor's Note: If you have kids who play sports, especially at the club level, at some point their tournament schedule will conflict with their school schedule. As a parent, what do you do? Is school more important than sports? What message do you want to send? The Trophy Mom takes a look at what can be a sticky situation. ~js)

Empty Classroom Image by Max Klingensmith via Flickr

Here we are, not even a full week into the school year and my son’s going to miss an afternoon of classes for sports. Yes, I feel like an ass and was going to enter myself into the contest for the parent with the most screwed up priorities. Then I saw some of these photos, immediately revised my assessment and decided I was being too hard on myself.

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