Recess should count toward school funding, Arizona senator says

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via The Daily Courier

The way Sen. Warren Petersen sees it, elementary school children are being rushed through lunch and recess by schools that are fearful of losing state aid.

So the Gilbert Republican is proposing to give them more time. He has crafted legislation to say that schools can count the time students spend at lunch and at recess toward the minimum required by Arizona law to be considered full-time students for purposes of state aid.

Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard appreciates where Petersen is coming from. However, “high stakes testing is what truncates recess and lunch more than anything.”

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