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Parents in HISD take on the district to require RECESS!

These stories pop up with too much frequency.. Parents are talking, but are districts listening. After a year long fight with Cypress Fairbanks ISD last year, the result was a mandate that each elem. school in the district was required … Continue reading

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Restoring Recess

I hope you have been enjoying a play-filled summer with your family. It has been so evident to me during these few months away from school, just how much children learn and grow during play that it emphasizes just how … Continue reading

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Pressing on…

Recess continues to be at the forefront of parents minds even as the school year winds down. In a conversation recently, I was rather pleased to find parents who supported the move to reinstate a FULL RECESS in our school … Continue reading

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House Bill 3770 Mandatory RECESS for Texas children!

House Bill 3770 will require 20 minutes of unstructured RECESS for ALL children in Texas. How incredible that as we fight for recess in Houston, there are other parents across our state fighting the same fight. An awesome mom in … Continue reading

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Misconceptions in CyFair…

When a principal states her biggest mistake was being “too honest” with her parents, that doesn’t bode well for the state of the school district and its current policies which allow principal based decision making at each campus.  Each day … Continue reading

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Where have all the children gone?

Where have all the children gone? I miss the way they would run to me when they burst out the door I miss hearing the stories and dancing to their song I miss the way they were so ready to … Continue reading

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Where have all the children gone?

A 5 year old has only 9 minutes of playground time in CyFair ISD. A 10 year old has only 12 minutes of playground time in CyFair ISD. These aren’t rare occurences, these are the everyday policies enacted by principals … Continue reading

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