Latest Recess Stories

2012-01-05 06:15:16

Skipping recess may be detrimental to your grades. Often times, when pressure arises to improve test scores many conclude that more time for instructional classroom subjects should be allocated and less time for physical activity, but that may not necessary be the best step to take.

2011-08-10 00:00:31

BNC Executives in Denver office receive well deserved break and get to play Frisbee at Recess®. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Playing at recess is a luxury that escapes most Americans once middle school is reached.

2011-07-20 09:09:00

CANYON LAKE, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Impressive results of a Florida elementary school's three-year effort to combat childhood obesity through increased physical activity were recently published by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO).

2011-04-18 13:57:00

Overweight and obese parents more likely than other parents to view school-time activity as inadequate ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Childhood obesity affects 1 of every 6 kids in the United States, in part due to a lack of physical activity.

2010-12-23 06:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great River Foundation, which is affiliated with Great River Health Systems, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Wellmark Foundation to help fight childhood obesity.

2010-09-13 10:00:00

Paul Pierce, Donovan McNabb, and others join Alliance at Recess ROCKS! Events in Boston, New York, D.C., Cleveland, Little Rock and Hartford NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-01-14 19:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been business as usual for Karina Bradley. The Pop Star just recently finished filming a music video for her song, "Dance Floor Diva" at Dusk in Atlantic City.

2009-10-28 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of parents want schools to limit students' access to high-calorie chips, sodas and candy and to offer them opportunities for physical activity throughout the day, a new survey by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation shows.

2009-09-24 19:35:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from around the world gathering for the Clinton Global Initiative are turning to an unlikely resource to improve learning among low-income students: school recess.

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