Mudcat Café message #2138074 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #104364   Message #2138074
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
31-Aug-07 - 08:36 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Tag banned in Colorado Springs School
Subject: RE: Folklore: Tag banned in Colorado Springs Schoo
It's best not to judge without knowing the full facts, which you never can from a snippet like that.   

It might well be a case of over protection, likely driven by worries about legal trouble rather than by concern for children - but on the other hand this might be a case of a school making a sensible pragmatic ruling in face of the actual situation int its playground.

Innocent games can sometimes be used as a cover for serious bullying, and serious bullying matters.