Missouri - Recess: Program requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law requires daily recess.

5 CSR 20-100 Appendix A

  1. Elementary school students shall have a minimum of one (1) recess period of twenty (20) minutes per day, which may be incorporated into the lunch period (as required by section 167.720, RSMo).

The Revised Statutes of Missouri 167.720. Physical education required — definitions.

(4) A minimum of one recess period of twenty minutes per day shall be provided for children in elementary schools, which may be incorporated into the lunch period.
Source: Missouri Revisor of Statutes

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