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Recess gets regulated

Games where kids chase each other – tag or even cops and robbers – are generally banned in Natomas Unified’s elementary schools. No grabbing or pushing is allowed. At Natomas Park, students can only toss and catch a football – tackling or blocking isn’t permitted. But the no-contact rule applies beyond the grade-school gridiron. During lunch recess one recent afternoon, yard supervisor Janice Hudson spotted a first-grader pushing a girl…