Date of Award

12-1-2010

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Department

Education and Human Development

Abstract

There is controversy in the field of education over the decline of recess in the United States of America. This thesis examines and includes what recess is, the history of recess and its current trend of decline, and the benefits and troubles of recess. In an attempt to explore the possible explanations for the decline of recess, this thesis also reports data gathered from interviews with administrators who have the authority to provide or withhold recess.

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