Monitors and headsets sit in a K-12 esports leage's competitive gaming room.

5 benefits this district got from K-12 esports

K-12 esports could deliver more than just a new way for student athletes to excel--check out what happened when this district started its own competitive teams

Esports is booming, from K-12 right on up to college and at the professional level. As more districts start K-12 esports leagues of their own, the academic and social-emotional benefits become increasingly clear.

Roughly a year and a half ago, leaders in the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD) in Texas, which has been 1:1 for 8 years, noticed the growing esports trend at
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