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Increase Recess Time Allotment for Carmel-Clay Schools

247 Signatures Goal: 300

We are parents, teachers, and community members who care about our kids and their physical, academic, social, and emotional well-being.

We strongly encourage the Carmel-Clay School Board to work to increase the recess time allotment for elementary schools to at least 30 minutes.

We understand that logistical considerations may require a gradual increase in recess time initially before the target of at least 30 minutes can be reached.

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RethinkingRecess.com
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  • Krista Wanko
    Krista Wanko United States, Indianapolis
    Mar 18, 2014
    Mar 18, 2014
    Recess is important for so many reasons. Most of our children here will be in school for 16+ years, let's not rob them of these precious few years of creative, active, fun play with peers they other wise will not have a chance to interact with daily. Friendships, confidence and attention span are shaped on the playground. Our children are seriously lacking in unstructured fun time at an early age. My kindergartener is stressed out by the end of his day. They physically NEED more down time interspersed with the learning and behavior that is expected of them.
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