TSSAA

AcronymDefinition
TSSAATennessee Secondary Schools Atheletic Association
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Sarah al Moosa, senior legal consultant at DLA Piper Oman and president of TSSAA, said, "This is the first time that we are organising a CEO Roundtable and it is the first in a series of roundtables we will be organising.
Justice Stevens wrote for the majority, stating, "We need no empirical data to credit TSSAA's common-sense conclusion that hard-sell tactics directed at middle school students could lead to exploitation, distort competition between high school teams, and foster an environment in which athletics are prized more highly than academics." (8)
TSSAA chose not to apply the multiplier based upon the issue of open enrollment, which would presumably require that it be applied to public schools as well as to private schools.
In fact, in Brentwood the Court seems to weigh factors and decide that the TSSAA should be treated as a state actor, for the most part, simply because there's no reason not to do so: "The nominally private character of the Association is overborne by the pervasive entwinement of public institutions and public officials in its composition and workings, and there is no substantial reason to claim unfairness in applying constitutional standards to it." (117)
288 (2001), in which the Supreme Court found that Tennessee's high school athletic association was a state actor based on the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)'s makeup and role in the administration of high school athletics in the state, Id.