Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A look at the high school run by the LA Galaxy for elite soccer players

LAT:

by enrolling players in the team's school, the Galaxy can work with them for nearly nine hours each weekday — training, educating and feeding them — before turning them back to parents each night without worrying about losing them to a school program or one of the many elite youth soccer programs in Southern California.

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The Galaxy school's students work independently on laptops, completing up to five lessons a day; they also meet regularly with tutors and academic advisors.

The Galaxy cover all costs, including tuition, computers and meals, for the 50 students.