Louisiana Department of Education & Phoebe Hearst Elementary School: Stop eliminating recess from public schools
  • Petitioned Louisiana Department of Education & Phoebe Hearst Elementary

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Keith Mayeaux, Principal
Louisiana Department of Education & Phoebe Hearst Elementary
Deborah Higginbotham
Louisiana Department of Education & Phoebe Hearst Elementary

Louisiana Department of Education & Phoebe Hearst Elementary School: Stop eliminating recess from public schools

    1. Melinda Simoneaux
    2. Petition by

      Melinda Simoneaux

      Metairie, LA

Our youth needs to have recess for exercise and social development. It's not fair to make our kids sit all day in school for almost 8 hours a day with no break other than lunch. This issue is causing our children's behavior to worsen in the classrooms and teachers are getting prone to issuing unnecessary behavior reports. Please help the children of Phoebe Hearst and all other public schools in Louisiana get / maintain their recess!  

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    • Louise Glay HAUGHTON, LA
      • 8 months ago

      Kids need that break badly!!

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    • Olivia Montgomery BATON ROUGE, LA
      • over 1 year ago

      If adults cannot focus constantly from 9-5, then children especially can't. In Northern European countries, students have recess every hour for 10 minutes. In college, I took a break studying every hour. We cannot expect children to absorb information at a constant rate for the entire day. That's cruel.

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    • Katie Carpenter PORTLAND, OR
      • almost 2 years ago

      I'm a teacher!

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    • Tasha Bourgeois SLIDELL, LA
      • almost 2 years ago

      If you guys REALLY wanna fight the obesity epidemic that occurs in children, your schools need to acknowledge the need for outdoor recess time.

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    • Lynn O'Shea NEW ORLEANS, LA
      • almost 2 years ago

      Children need fresh air, sun and a break to "let off steam". Everyone knows this.

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