Lawmakers Vote to Add More Recess Time to School Day

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Schools across the state will soon be making accommodations for students to be provided extra time on the playground. On April 1, both chambers approved HB 1409, which guarantees that elementary students will get at least 40 minutes of recess per day. The enacted legislation, Act 641, "allows for extended learning opportunities through unstructured social […]

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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