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Everyone out for recess!

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One can’t help but wonder what the Saratoga Springs school board has against fresh air, sunshine and exercise. A few years ago, it supported a ban on students of the Maple Avenue Middle School walking or riding their bikes to school, suggesting that it was too dangerous for them to access the suburban-style school, which was foolishly built on a busy state highway (Route 9) just into the town of Greenfield. After national publicity generated ...

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October 16, 2012
8:59 a.m.

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I always found recess to be useless and a pain in the neck. But it gave teachers a break.