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Florida Educators Told Indoor Recess Permissible Under New State Law

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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 5

Published in Print: August 23, 2017, as Florida Educators Told Indoor Recess Permissible Under New State Law
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