High School Buzz 

Recap our live chat on high school free agency

  • 6:27 pm Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 by Post Staff

Post high school reporters Matt Porter and Jeff Greer discuss their three-part series on high school free agency. Click below for the recap:
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Palm Beach Post investigation: Magnets unleash high school free agency in Palm Beach County

  • 6:34 pm Sunday, October 30th, 2011 by Post Staff

High school ‘free agency’ is rampant in Palm Beach County, as detailed in a Palm Beach Post investigation. Here are all the stories in a three-part series by Post reporters Matt Porter, Jeff Greer, Charles Elmore and Joel Engelhardt.

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DAY 1
ACADEMIC MAGNET PROGRAMS UNLEASH HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ‘FREE AGENCY’

The high school playing fields of Palm Beach County are not equal.

Lax oversight of school transfers, including through magnet programs and a little-known principal’s choice option, allow high school athletes to fashion themselves as free agents in the mold of professionals.

The result is a gross imbalance. Powerhouse teams [More]