The Recess Before Lunch trend is growing. Ten states have Recess Before Lunch policies or recommendations for implementing Recess Before Lunch Programs.
ColoradoRecess Before Lunch: The School Site Resource Kit: Implementation Guide for the Colorado Physical Activity and Nutrition State Plan (2010) recommends that schools implement recess before lunch.
KansasRecess Before Lunch: The Wellness Policy Guidelines (2010) "exemplary" level includes schools offering recess before lunch.
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*Information from the National Association of State School Boards
State School Health Policy Database