PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — WPIAL officials recently sent out a brief survey to the group’s 138 schools, asking if public and private schools should play in separate playoff tournaments.READ MORE: Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks
The majority of schools that responded are in favor of the idea.
A total of 108 WPIAL schools responded to the survey, and 86 percent, or 93 schools, said they would favor separating boundary and non-boundary schools in the playoffs.READ MORE: 2 North Side Restaurants To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination
Boundary schools are public schools, while non-boundary schools include private, Catholic, and charter schools.
The WPIAL conducted the survey after a request from the New Castle School District.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues Eviction Ban On Areas With 'Substantial Or High' Transmission Of COVID-19
The survey results were sent to the PIAA board of directors. The group will discuss the topic at its May meeting.