Eric Pedrosa, 6, zooms down the slide during recess at North Beach Elementary's Jennifer Beth Turken Playground in March at the Miami Beach school. Eric and fellow second-graders in Jessica Jiminez's class have two 20-minute recesses per week and a 30-minute PE class Monday through Friday.
Eric Pedrosa, 6, zooms down the slide during recess at North Beach Elementary's Jennifer Beth Turken Playground in March at the Miami Beach school. Eric and fellow second-graders in Jessica Jiminez's class have two 20-minute recesses per week and a 30-minute PE class Monday through Friday. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
Eric Pedrosa, 6, zooms down the slide during recess at North Beach Elementary's Jennifer Beth Turken Playground in March at the Miami Beach school. Eric and fellow second-graders in Jessica Jiminez's class have two 20-minute recesses per week and a 30-minute PE class Monday through Friday. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

Miami students get more play time for the new school year

August 17, 2016 7:00 AM