Kids' learning suffers without recess
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|Tue, 08-16-2011 - 10:47am|
The transition from summer freedom to the grindstone of the classroom may be tough. With schools under pressure to meet standardized testing goals, recess has been cut back and even eliminated in some school districts. The irony, experts say, is that schools may be shooting themselves in the foot by taking away playtime that's crucial to a child's growth.
All school, no play? Kids' learning suffers without recess, experts say-