Many schools are banning their students from playing tag and other chase games at recess. They say it is becoming dangerous, and more kids are getting hurt while participating in this timeless game.
I can understand the banning of full-contact sports at recess, say football, but tag? Seriously? You think your kid is going to sustain anything more than a skinned knee at recess because of tag?
I find it hard to believe that parents would want to remove their child from a social situation where he or she can make friends, get exercise, laugh and play with others because of "increasing danger." Shouldn't they be worried about more important things, like their kid not getting involved?