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Minn. District Outsources Recess

By The Associated Press — September 27, 2011 1 min read

The St. Paul, Minn., school district has decided to hire a private company to supervise recess at seven elementary schools. The district will pay Playworks, a private nonprofit company with programs at 250 schools in 30 cities, $178,500 to chaperone recess and teach children conflict-resolution skills.

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A version of this article appeared in the September 28, 2011 edition of Education Week as Minn. District Outsources Recess