Wed May 21, 2014
Connections: Pushing Educational Standards by Decreasing Extracurricular Activities?
The pressure to raise educational standards is being felt by every district, and some have resorted to doing away with things like recess and other extracurricular activities to focus on grades. Is this the right way to achieve these goals? We talk about this with Ellen Leopold from the Children's Institute, and Debbie McCoy from The Strong.