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Below are two resolutions created and presented by Red River United, and ultimately adopted by the American Federation of Teachers for the purpose of new legislation.
The Healthy Student- Student Recess Time
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, recess is a crucial and necessary component of child development; benefiting children emotionally, socially, physically, and academically.
Resolved: Recess is to be a designated component of the curriculum and be no less than 30 minutes per day.
The Healthy Student- Mandatory Minimum of 25 Minutes Seated Lunch Time
Over 50% of students nationwide are either on free or reduced lunch, but there is no mandate designating the amount of time a student is to receive to eat. Studies show students consume more fruits and vegetables if they are given at least 25 minutes of seated lunch time.
Resolved: There should be legislative action ensuring all students receive a minimum of 25 minutes of seated lunch time per day.