“Between 1981 and 1997, detailed time-use studies showed that the time children spent at play declined by 25% Since the adoption

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“Between 1981 and 1997, detailed time-use studies showed that the time children spent at play declined by 25% Since the adoption of sweeping education reforms in 2001, public schools have steadily increased the amount of time devoted to preparing for standardized tests. The focus on academic “skills and drills” has cut deeply into recess and other time for free play.”

“In a report titled “Crisis in the Kindergarten,” a consortium of educators, health professionals and child advocates called the loss of play in early childhood “a tragedy, “

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http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-children-playtime-health-20180820-story.html
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