Dodgeball Banned at New Hampshire District after Bullying

Friday, March 29, 2013

A New Hampshire school district has banned dodgeball and other "human target" activities over concerns about violence and bullying.

The school board in Windham voted 4-1 last week to remove the game and nine others from the district's curriculum.

The Eagle-Tribune reports the board voted after a committee of physical education teachers studied the issue. A middle school parent complained his child was bullied during a dodgeball game.

The committee recommended eliminating the game, and others, including prison ball, slaughter, and bombardment.

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