Sep 7, 2014 ... Where did the concept of summer vacation originate? ... who is the author of “
School's In: The History of Summer Education in American Public ...
The History of School and Summer Vacation. James Pedersen. Seton Hall
University. For more than 100 years the public school system has been the
Jun 19, 2008 ... This month millions of American kids flee the tyranny of the classroom bell for
lifeguard stands, grandparents' homes and sleepaway camps.
Aug 28, 2013 ... Mess around on the web a bit, and you'll find more accurate historical
descriptions of how summer vacation got started (for example, here's one ...
Jun 1, 2013 ... And our long summer vacation, despite what Arne Duncan says, isn't really ...
Schooling schedules throughout history have varied widely.
Jun 17, 2009 ... SIEGEL: This week, we're thinking about summer vacations. ... been reading
historian Cindy Aron's history of vacations in the United States.
Aug 29, 2001 ... The book, "School's In: The History of Summer Education in American Public
Schools," argues that the notion of summer vacation as an artifact ...
Sep 9, 2014 ... Summer Vacation Is Actually About City Kids, Not Farm Kids ... Instead, summer
breaks have everything to do with urban kids, and nothing to do with rural ones.
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Jul 11, 2007 ... Most American school kids are about three weeks in to their three-month summer
vacation. Yet working adults (the Explainer included) spend ...
Editorial Reviews. Review. "'School's In' is a wonderfully insightful exploration of
the history of ... Kenneth Gold offers a fascinating and complex account of the
history of summer education that rejects the pervasive myth that summer vacation