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Cheerleaders are really unhappy about this controversial new rule

A New Jersey high school has opted to do away with its standard cheerleading tryouts and let students who want to participate join the squad, local affiliate News 12 reports. The move by Hanover Park High School in East Hanover, N.J. was prompted by parent complaints about the scoring process for tryouts. According to a statement issued by the school, officials agreed that the current scoring, which resulted in the removal of five cheerleading hopefuls, was “arbitrary.”