Grades Should Not Be a Limit for Playing on a Sports Team in School

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Do we want the people who spend all their time studying to play for our teams? Students who are good in sports shouldn’t be held back from playing in games because of their grades. First, every person is born with different skills. Some people are amazing in school subjects, but others excel in sports. Second, sports teach many very useful skills. Students learn how work with a team. Third, students don’t learn when they are not allowed to play because of their grades. Athletic students with bad grades tend to cheat just to get good grades. Overall, school games are supposed to be open for every student who wants to play.
Every person is born with a talent that shows up further on in life. Some people are very good at academic things like math or science. Subjects taught in class come to them easily and they get good grades. For people like these, our schools have spelling bees, math competitions, and many other competitions. Other people are very good at sports. This is their talent and something they enjoy doing. Games are made for people like these. They play sports because they love them. The same is with instruments. Not every person is capable of playing an instrument. For people that play instruments there are talent shows and competitions. Third, people who play in sports have a various number of skills too. For example, in basketball my cousin Max is good at shooting but Oles is a good defender. All this proves that people have different skills and talents and not everyone can be an honor roll student.
The second thing I have to say is that students learn a lot of things in sports that teachers try to teach in class. In sports, students learn how to work with a team. They learn how to rely on other teammates' efforts...

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...’t make athletes get good grades to play in the games. First, people are good at different subjects and activities. Some people are good at math others can run fast and play in sports. Second, sports teach many important skills for life. Students learn how to make friends and learn how to be responsible. Last, students are more capable of cheating when they are pressured to get good grades. They stop caring about learning but focus on getting a higher grade. Overall, there shouldn’t be a rule of limiting students' rights from playing I their favorite sports.

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