Topic is not addressed in state statutes or regulations, but is addressed in non-codified policy.
Model Local Wellness Policy Procedures
This model local wellness policy from the Missouri School Board Association states that recess will be provided at the elementary level for at least 20 minutes, though recommends 60 minutes, and will be scheduled before lunch when possible.
Recess Before Lunch Toolkit
The toolkit provides information and resources to guide and support schools through the implementation of recess before lunch.
Recess Before Lunch!
The document describes the benefits of recess before lunch and considerations for the planning and implemention of recess before lunch. The document also provides links to further resources.