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VIDEO: Lawmakers, supporters speak out on school recess

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Sen. Anitere Flores, Rep. Rene “Coach P” Plasencia, and a throng of “recess moms” spoke with reporters Thursday in support of legislation that would mandate school recess. The Senate Education Committee this week voted unanimously to approve this year’s bill (SB 78). Its House companion (HB 67) has not yet heard a hearing. It requires school districts to provide at least 20 minutes of recess each day to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. This may well be the year the bill…

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