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Cold snap forces school kids inside

Most districts restrict recess during winter

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If the weather forecast holds up, the region’s kids will likely be doing a lot of coloring, playing games and tossing a ball around the gym during their usual recess time this week. Indoor play replaces outdoor recess at local elementary schools when temperatures plunge. Each school has different criteria — some keep children inside if it’s below freezing; others wait until it’s as cold as 15 degrees — including wind chill — before they ...

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