Florida - Recess: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires daily recess.

2018 Florida Statutes 1003.455 Physical education; assessment.

(6) In addition to the requirements in subsection (3), each district school board shall provide at least 100 minutes of supervised, safe, and unstructured free-play recess each week for students in kindergarten through grade 5 so that there are at least 20 consecutive minutes of free-play recess per day.

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