Analysis: Some schools shave recess time

09/22/2008 | Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Some elementary schools face increasing pressure to use time scheduled for recess to work on boosting student test scores, according to a new Center for Public Education analysis of federal data. That worries some educators and health professionals, who say the absence of unstructured playtime may hurt students more than it helps.

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