The game of tag is bad now? Thank God I grew up in a different time.

Seattle Times – After stories about the Mercer Island schools’ ban on the game of tag went viral this week, the school district would like to clarify that, no, it has not declared war on the playground game.

“Tag, as we know it and have known it, is reinstated,” the school district said in a prepared statement Friday.

That reversal came after parents objected to a new “hands off” policy, which required students to keep their hands and feet to themselves at all times, including recess.

Parents first learned about the policy at a meeting with the principal at Lakeridge Elementary, one of the district’s three elementary schools.

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