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A middle school in New York has banned a slew of recess activities due to a fear of injuries to its students, according to CBS 2.
… Officials at Weber Middle School in Port Washington are worried that students are getting hurt during recess. Thus, they have instituted a ban on footballs, baseballs, lacrosse balls, or anything that might hurt someone on school grounds.
One thing that Port Washington school superintendent Kathleen Maloney deemed dangerous was cartwheels.
The school has also banned tag, while using soft foam balls as substitutes for footballs and other balls that the school thought was potentially hazardous.
“Some of these injuries can unintentionally become very serious, so we want to make sure our children have fun, but are also protected,” Maloney said.
According to the report, several school districts in the Long Island area are considering enacting such ban during recess as well.
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