REMINISCENCES: TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING

IT'S TIME TO TAKE THE PLUNGE: WHY WE NEED TO EXTEND THE SCHOOL YEAR INTO SUMMER

How would you like to see your child learn much more than ever before? How would you like to see all children have this same opportunity? Sound good? Then how do you feel about children in Grades K through 12 spending four weeks each summer in school?

For at least a generation, we have been debating how to raise the quality of education. More money. More equitable funding of schools. More computers. More graduation requirements. More choice. All these ideas have merit and are being tried. Yet policymakers have been reluctant to try the one idea that may make the most...

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