Recess is crucial to child development, AAP says

12/31/2012 | USA Today

Withholding recess time as a form of punishment or for academic reasons may be detrimental to child development, according to an AAP policy statement in Pediatrics. Aside from improvements in children's attentiveness and behavior in school, safe, supervised recess gives them a chance for unstructured play and social interaction and creativity, the group said.

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