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Florida Educators Told Indoor Recess Permissible Under New State Law
Florida schools can comply with the state's new recess mandate without having to take children outside.
The state education department last month told school superintendents that there's nothing in a new state law that dictates where recess must take place.
Under the law, elementary schools must set aside 20 minutes each day for "free-play recess." Charter schools are exempted.
Vol. 37, Issue 01, Page 5Published in Print: August 23, 2017, as Florida Educators Told Indoor Recess Permissible Under New State Law