School recess holds a special place in the heart of the American public school student, according to the editorial in today's Concord Monitor.
Life Lessons Learned on the Playground However, beyond the love of recess there are also  many life lessons that are learned on the playground. Parents are beginning to understand how important recess is to a child’s development.   The American Academy of Pediatrics said in a policy statement l…
Greater Boston video debates the importance of recess and what other discipline measures work for teachers when students misbehave.

Here's some Peaceful Playgrounds solutions called, "60 Alternatives to Withholding Recess."