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Jill Vialet
Thu, 05/27/2010
Wow, Dr. Phil has noticed us! His blog today, “Playtime is Over?” asks some good questions and while he expresses some skepticism and doubt about the role of recess coaches, he ultimately... »
Charles Cooper
Tue, 04/20/2010
Each year, Playworks introduces its program to potential expansion cities through a weeklong “Recess Roll-Out.” Selected schools in the city each get a Playworks coach for the week to... »
Hector Salazar
Tue, 04/13/2010
We are often asked why we focus our full-time coaches on low-income schools. There are many reasons, but some days these reasons are more profound than others.  Not too long ago, I led our... »
Jill Vialet
Mon, 03/29/2010
It has been extraordinarily exciting to see the conversation that has arisen around play the past few weeks. We've been hearing from many people about the role of a recess coach on the... »
Jill Vialet, CEO and Founder, Playworks
Tue, 03/16/2010
The New York Times article, “Forget Goofing Around: Recess Has a New Boss” has inspired a lot of comment and generated a lot of attention for Playworks. The article raised a provocative... »

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