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NCSL Legislative Summit: Aug. 7, 2012
Jill Vialet, Founder & CEO of Playworks, discusses the importance of recess and play during the 2012 NCSL Legislative Summit in Chicago.
Playworks is a national nonprofit organization supporting play and physical activities in more than 300 low-income schools in 23 cities. Jill Vialet, has been recognized by Forbes magazine in the “Impact 30” list of social entrepreneurs, about data that shows how play can improve emotional and social aspects of school.
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