North Texas School Begins Virtual Recess For Elementary Students Being Schooled At HomeOne school in Addison has come up with a way for their elementary school students to gather with their peers and have recess -- without breaking social distancing rules.
Frisco ISD's 'Brain Break' Program Expands Following Positive ReviewsFor 10 to 15 minutes at a time, students can step away from their work and play.
Crowley ISD Elementary School Student Runs Off Campus During RecessA representative for Crowley ISD said after the student went off the campus, a staff member had eyes on her the entire time.
Wish Granted: Recess Time Doubles At North Texas Elementary SchoolStudents at Old Union Elementary School in Southlake returned to school this week to the news their recess time will double after their pleas to their principal for more playground time last year.
Congress Recessing, Leaving Much Undone, Tensions With TrumpLawmakers are scattering for their summer recess, leaving behind a slim record of achievements and a steaming President Donald Trump.
Members Of Congress Face Angry Constituents At Town HallsRepublican U.S. Rep. David Brat, who rode voter anger to a historic political upset nearly three years ago, was on the receiving end of constituent angst about the Trump administration as he held a town hall in Virginia.
Congress Returns From Vacation With Long To-Do List, But Little Chance Of ActionLawmakers will have a little more than four weeks beginning Tuesday before they are scheduled to leave town again before the election.
More Recess Means Better Grades For Elementary StudentsFirst graders at Eagle Mountain Elementary currently receive four 15 minute breaks a day, making it a research lab for the link between recess and classroom performance nationwide.
Dallas School Board Approves Mandatory RecessAccording to the new rules, students will get at least 20 minutes each day for the rest of this year.
Poll: Should Recess Be Required For Elementary Schools?The Dallas ISD is voting Tuesday on making recess mandatory for elementary school students, from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. What do you think about this proposal?
Mandatory Recess A Topic At Today's DISD School Board BriefingA Dallas School Board member wants to make recess a requirement in the district's elementary schools. During a school board briefing today Dan Micciche says he will propose that recess be held daily for children pre-K through 5th grade.