December 9, 2009 in City

Recess study

The results of a survey prompted by the Washington Legislature about elementary school recess was released Dec. 9, 2009. Among the findings: about 30 percent of schools have reduced the play time primarily due to a lack of staffing; recess is considered important; most schools have inadequate facilities for inclement weather; and only one school district, Tacoma, had a policy about recess.

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