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Summer vacation - Wikipedia
Summer vacation is a school holiday in summer between school years and the longest break in the school year. Students and instructors are off school typically  ... More »

Think again. Debunking the myth of summer vacation's origins - PBS


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 ...

School Year and Summer VacationHistory - Infoplease


For many students, September means the sad end to summer vacation. Most modern American fathers and mothers work year round and scramble to find fun,  ...

The Myth Behind the Origins of Summer Vacation - Conversable ...


Aug 28, 2013 ... Why do students have summer vacation? ... you'll find more accurate historical descriptions of how summer vacation got started (for example, ...

The History of School and Summer Vacation - Digital Commons at ...


The History of School and Summer Vacation. James Pedersen. Seton Hall University. For more than 100 years the public school system has been the foundation ...

Why do schools have summer vacation? | Reference.com


Many people believe that the origins of summer vacation are rooted in ... to past events and the prominent figures of black history and to reinforce the past.

School's In: The History of Summer Education in American Public ...


School's In: The History of Summer Education in American Public Schools ... of summer education that rejects the pervasive myth that summer vacation is a ...

Why Do We Still Have Summer Vacation? - Pacific Standard


Jun 1, 2013 ... And our long summer vacation, despite what Arne Duncan says, isn't really ... Schooling schedules throughout history have varied widely.

Why Does Summer Vacation Exist? | Fatherly


Jun 18, 2015 ... Summer vacation is one of those things you have as a kid that you don't truly appreciate until you lose it as an adult, like a fast metabolism, ...

A Brief History Of: Summer Vacation - TIME


Jun 19, 2008 ... This month millions of American kids flee the tyranny of the classroom bell for lifeguard stands, grandparents' homes and sleepaway camps.