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September 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/8/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p3
The article presents views on whether students should be prohibited from playing contact sports during recess. According to Donna Thompson, director of the National Program for Playground Safety, contact sports lead to injuries and that schools should provide equipment to make the games less dangerous. On the other hand, Rhonda Clements, a physical education professor at Manhattanville College, argued that the ban would take away children's rights to choose their own activities.


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