Friday, July 13

Summer Vacation

Why do kids need off so much time in the summer? Public schools instituted summer vacation in the early 20th century in response to reformers who thought that students were at risk for communicable disease and school administrators were increasingly using the summer months for vacations. Previously, schools were open year-round, but attendance was not compulsory.

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