Dodgeball Banned in New Hampshire

Published 03/28 2013 11:08AM

Updated 03/28 2013 11:11AM


(WHDH)  Dodgeball and other "target" games are being eliminated in physical education classes at Windham, New Hampshire schools as part of an anti-bullying program.

"I have children who say, 'I'm really not interested in throwing the ball at another student in my class,'" said Superintendent Dr. Henry LaBranche.

The school board voted four to one last week to ban dodgeball and other games they describe as "human target" games; games where a player tries to hit an opponent with a ball. They also say the games cross the line on bullying.

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