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California Bill Would Limit Football Practices to Reduce Concussions

California lawmakers hope to restrict the number of football practices involving tackling, due to concerns over potential concussion-related brain damage among high school athletes.

Students who suffer head injuries would need approval from a medical professional before returning to the field, Reuters reported.

If signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, the measure would make California the 20th state to restrict practices by school football teams.

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Article by Celine Provini, EducationWorld Editor

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