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    Colorado school bans tag on its playground

    Colorado school bans tag on its playground

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    Fri Aug 31, 1:32 AM ET


    An elementary school has banned tag on its playground after some children complained they were harassed or chased against their will.
    "It causes a lot of conflict on the playground," said Cindy Fesgen, assistant principal of the Discovery Canyon Campus school.
    Running games are still allowed as long as students don't chase each other, she said.
    Fesgen said two parents complained to her about the ban but most parents and children didn't object.
    In 2005, two elementary schools in the nearby Falcon School District did away with tag and similar games in favor of alternatives with less physical contact. School officials said the move encouraged more students to play games and helped reduce playground squabbles.




    For those of you with children, what do you think about that?




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    I saw this on the news last night while out to dinner. All I can think is how much it sucks for those kids!
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    where the hell is that hurt feelings report i posted...

    this is the most rediculous fucking thing i have ever heard
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    His cyanotic eyes
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    I don't have children and I think that's retarded.


    That's what I think.
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    I think it's ridiculous.




 

 

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