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0000017d-2122-dd26-adfd-e56710b50000The New Classroom is a special reporting series, supported by The Walton Family Foundation, exploring the struggles, changes and innovations in education during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find reports in this series listed below.

Public School Kids Get More Recess Next School Year

Asa Hutchinson
Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, surrounded by young constituents, signed the new school recess act into law April 1.

The new state law, sponsored by Arkansas Rep. Jana Della Rosa (R-Rogers), will increase public school recess to at least 40 minutes per day.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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