New Jersey cheer squad will now be ‘inclusive,’ accept anyone regardless of training, merit

New Jersey cheer squad will now be ‘inclusive,’ accept anyone regardless of training, merit

[Ed. – Why do I suspect they’re still not going to do that on the football and basketball teams?]

A New Jersey mom went to her daughter’s school and complained about her not making the cheerleading squad — so now everyone gets to make the team.

“All my hard work has been thrown out the window,” seethed cheerleader Stephanie Krueger about the ruling during a Board of Education meeting last week in East Hanover. …

Instead of having tryouts and making cuts, cheer coaches at Hanover Park High School have decided to let everyone participate. The school’s athletic director said they changed the policy as a direct result of the mom’s complaint.

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When asked to do away with the new rule, officials threatened to scrap the 10-member squad altogether — telling parents and students that everyone makes the team, or nobody does.

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