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Good Question: Why Don’t Most Schools Have Recess Before Lunch?

When we were growing up, you always had recess after lunch. But new research shows that children will eat 54 percent more fruits and vegetables at lunch if they eat after recess. “Recess is often held after lunch so children hurry to ‘finish’ so that they can go play. This results in wasted fruits and vegetables,” Dr. David Just of Cornell University said.

01/15/2015

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Good Question: “Reply All” To Your Cold Weather Questions

There’s no denying winter has arrived in Minnesota. Many of us have sent us questions about our recent blast of frigid air this week. So we thought we’d answer your cold weather Good Questions in this week’s Reply All.

12/06/2013

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Nonprofit Group Urges Organized Games During Recess

A nonprofit group is engineering a recess revolution at schools across the country, including nine in the Twin Cities.

04/17/2012

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Playworks Provides Guidance For Kids During Recess

Instead of spending the first half of recess picking teams and deciding on which game to play, students in one metro school district get right to the fun.

05/17/2011

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