21 Aug '11, 5am

No More Recess Means Student Learning Suffers | Care2 Causes

No More Recess Means Student Learning Suffers | Care2 Causes

Remember school recess? That block of time reserved for nothing but play: jumping rope, shooting hoops, mastering the jungle gym, and hanging out with your friends on the blacktop? Add recess to the list of activities today’s parents enjoyed when they were kids but today’s children are, in many cases, denied. Forty percent of elementary schools nationwide have either eliminated or cut back recess time, according to the American Association for the Child’s Right to Play . They attribute this largely to the No Child Left Behind act , which emphasizes testing scores. Union Rules Ensure Breaks For Workers, But Children Are Losing Out Ironically, while union rules for many adult workers across the country require a minimum 15 minutes of break time for every four hours of work, and a half-hour for lunch in an eight-hour day, children, it seems, are losing the right to their own ...

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