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LCS Gets Ahead of Legislature on Recess

Research has shown the importance between recess and a child's cognitive development. As a result, bills in the House and the Senate have gained traction to provide students in kindergarten through fifth grade opportunities for unstructured free-play during the school day. To continue this momentum, the Leon County Schools in Tallahassee, FL are making their mark on recess by creating a new policy to guarantee students 20 minutes of recess per day.

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