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New toy ban in Nassau county school
Port Washington, NYAn uptick in injuries during recess have lead educators to ban some toys on the playground, including baseballs, lacrosse balls, footballs, and hard soccer balls. Rough games of tag and cartwheels have also been banned, unless supervised by a coach.
Weber Middle School in Port Washington, NY has banned the toys in what educators believe, is a way to keep kids safer at school.
"Some of these injuries can unintentionally become very serious. So we want to make sure our children have fun, put are also protected," Kathleen Maloney, Superintendent of Port Washington Schools, said.
Several districts from outside Long Island have been contacting Nassau County educators, possibly to also ban different toys on their school grounds.