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Boyne City Restricts Alternative Education From Playing Sports

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Boyne City Public Schools say keeping alternative education students from playing will lower their enrollment in the eyes of the MHSAA and keep them in Class C instead of bumping them up to Class B.

The Charlevoix County school rarely gets much interest from alternative education students to play sports anyway.

This move will keep them competing against closer schools, both in size and distance.

Not allowing the Boyne Valley Education Center students will lower Boyne city's enrollment by about 10%.

A jump would also cost them in travel, they are surrounded by Class C schools, Class B are more spread out.

9&10's Eric Lloyd and photojournalist Jacob Johnson spoke to the school district on the decision and have more details.