The headline of the Associated Press article reads: “Mass. School Bans Playing Tag Over Fears of Injuries and Lawsuits.” The Willett Elementary School, located in a town “south of Boston,” has banned all unsupervised “chase games”–tag, touch football, etc.–during recess.
Source: Associated Press, Mass. School Bans Playing Tag Over Fears of Injuries and Lawsuits, Oct-19-06 Reported on Law.com http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1161162316787
MORE: On October 21 The Boston Globe followed up this story with an article titled “Schools ruling out fun on playground, critics say.” It reports on school rules against hanging upside down by one’s knees on the high bar, jumping off the slide, etc.