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on September 26, 2015 in World News

WA School Bans Playground Tag to ‘Ensure Emotional Safety of Students’

WA School Bans Playground Tag to ‘Ensure Emotional Safety of Students’ by Warner Todd Huston  Earlier this month, administrators at Mercer Island School District in Washington State felt compelled to do something for their children this year by banning the playground game of tag, because it just might make some kids feel bad, they said. In a letter home to parents, Mercer Island School District communications director Mary Grady insisted that, from now on, kids would be ordered to “keep their hands to themselves,” and tag would be banned “to ensure the physical and emotional safety of all students.” “School… View Article

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