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Studies on Play

Playworks and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Over three-quarters of Americans believe that children aren’t getting enough physical playtime on a daily basis, and 91 percent agree that recess helps children stay focused and learn in the classroom.

Harvard Family Research Project

Playworks’ schools report fewer fights on the playground.

Playworks’ program increased student focus and participation in class, and principals and teachers reported fewer fights on the playground.