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Special Olympics teams up for high school sports
ALBANY -- The New York State Public High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics New York announced that they have teamed up to establish the Unified Sports Program.
The program launched just a week ago and is one of only a few in the entire country. It establishes a pilot unified basketball program in Section 2 where 12 schools will participate in practices and games over the course of 8 weeks.
Twelve area districts, including Averill Park and Schenectady are participating in the new program.