An experiment in “positive recess”—which seeks to promote good sportsmanship—could be expanded at Bolinas School next year. David Briggs

A playground game of four-square had long been a noticeable dysfunction that marred the Bolinas School. Teachers tried to figure out just what had happened during the few minutes outside, and parents warned their children to avoid the game at recess. There were minor injuries and tears. Four-square’s object is simple: to eliminate players by striking . . .

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