9.30 - Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries

  • Student athletes must comply with Illinois’ Youth Sports Concussion Safety Act and all protocols, policies and bylaws of the Illinois High School Association1  before being allowed to participate in any athletic activity, including practice or competition.

    A student who was removed from practice or competition because of a suspected concussion shall be allowed to return only after all statutory prerequisites are completed, including without limitation, the School District’s return-to-play and return-to-learn protocols.


    1Substitute Illinois Elementary School Association if appropriate.


    PRESS 7:305, Student Athlete Concussions and Head Injuries