Date of Award
Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Education and Human Development
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.
Benamati, Elyse Marie, "Administrators' Reasons to Provide or Withhold Recess" (2010). Education and Human Development Master's Theses. 26.