BATON ROUGE, La. – A plan to ban dodgeball and other “target games” from the public schools has been abolished by Louisiana’s top school board.
The ban was included in a new series of physical education benchmarks established by nearly two dozen teachers and others on a standards committee.
But The Lawyer of the reports (http://bit.ly/2pPF6VK ) that the members of the Council of state, of the elementary and Secondary Education, rejected the proposed ban on Tuesday.
Holly Boffy, board vice president, said that education leaders must be careful that they do not create regulations that students discourage you from enjoying physical education.
A board of directors elected for physical education, the benchmarks be revised to get rid of the dodgeball ban.
Kathy Hill, a member of the standards committee, said that the ban on the human-targeting games was an attempt to be sensitive about bullying.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com