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School bans balls, cartwheels at recess

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 10/08/2013 @ 1:11 pm In Education,Health | No Comments

(WCBS-TV) — PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. — Worries about injuries at a Long Island school have led to a surprising ban.

As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Monday, 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.

Tossing a football during recess has long seemed to be a rite of passage for kids in the school community.

“I think we need the soccer balls, the footballs and everything, so we can have some fun,” one student said.


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