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ON SCHOOLS

It’s time to approve new school football playoff

Trillion-dollar deficits, thousands of jobs lost, thousands of jobs gained, it’s almost a shame the MIAA's 371 member schools will gather at Assabet Regional Friday to vote on the proposed state-wide football playoff system.

Numbers are the best way to show why schools should vote in favor of the plan, but in this election season who doesn’t already have a numbers headache? But in asking what’s best for student-athletes, and that is the No. 1 priority, it starts with numbers.

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