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Is Recess Going Extinct In New Orleans?

Thomas Walsh

It’s probably been a few years since you last attended recess, but you’ll quickly recall it was a welcomed period to escape the four walls of your classroom and just hang out. So it may surprise you to learn about Playworks: a national non-profit that actually organizesrecess for kids.

Their New Orleans branch is the subject of this week’s Notes from New Orleans

Visit to read a related article written by Sharon Litwin.

WWNO has lost a dear member of its community in Sharon Litwin, co-founder and president of NolaVie. She passed away Friday, June 24, 2016. Read a tribute to Sharon on