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The Next Step: Prime Prep Students, Athletes Look for New Schools

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DALLAS, TX -- There were no students and no teachers at Prime Prep Academy on Monday; the school was officially shut down by the state last Friday, primarily because there's no money to operate.

So, what's going to happen to the 300 students and 58 teachers and staff members now? Especially the student athletes?

Well, according to Dallas ISD Athletic Director Gil Garza, there are a few things former Prime Prep student athletes will have to do to get back on the playing field.

"The student needs to live in the attendance zone of where he's going to school. That's nonnegotiable," Garza said.

What about a timetable as to when they could be back in action in a new uniform?

"I believe that they're going to have a fifteen day waiting period from the first day they enrolled to be eligible for varsity competition," Garza explained.

Well, at least it looks like some of these kids will come out of this mess with something to play for.

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