New York School Bans Balls

Middle School Bans Balls to Prevent Injuries

How far should you go to keep kids safe at school? Some parents and students are wondering if New York's Weber Middle School in Port Washington, Long Island, has gone too far in its efforts to reduce injuries by banning footballs, baseballs, lacrosse balls, and rowdy games of tag and replacing them with foam Nerf balls. District superintendent Kathleen Maloney says the policy change was a result of several serious playground injuries.

To see what critics have to say about the ball ban, read the whole story on Huffington Post.

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