During the lazy, hazy days of summer, between the pool, video games and everything in the middle, children risk losing a significant portion of what they learned during the previous school year. While some children have access to resources to curb their summer reading loss, many, unfortunately do not. Without activities to keep these children’s minds sharp, they risk falling behind in school and beyond.
In Time Magazine’s “The Case Against Summer Vacation,” author David Von Drehle argues that students should have access to a school’s resources all year long so that children who cannot attend summer camps or educational field trips retain their knowledge. If the school year were extended over the READ MORE »