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'These Kids Are Stressed Out of Their Minds:' Four Mothers Lobby for More School Recess

Louisa Conway, Victoria Kenny, Debora Hertfelder and Kate Asturias are leading a charge for daily recess in Miami-Dade elementary schools.
Louisa Conway, Victoria Kenny, Debora Hertfelder and Kate Asturias are leading a charge for daily recess in Miami-Dade elementary schools.

Recess every single day of the week: That's the rallying cry of four mothers lobbying Miami-Dade schools after a bill to require daily recess failed to make it out of the Legislature this year. The Miami Herald's Christina Veiga and WLRN's Rowan Moore Gerety talked with Debora Hertfelder, Louisa Conway, Kate Asturias and Victoria Kenny about why they think free time at school is so important.

Read Christina Veiga's story in the Miami Herald here.

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