Is Summer Vacation Bad for Low-Income Children?

All kids love summer vacation, but apparently not all benefit from it. While children with privileged parents are able to afford summer getaways and camp where they "keep exercising their minds" children whose summer activities are limited to a city block or watching TV lose out on learning, writes David von Drehle in TIME. Here's what you had to say: Leslie commented via Facebook: "As a teacher, I don't feel that the school year should be extended. I feel that parents need to place more value on education." Nerine wrote via Facebook: "We should teach our children to become life long learners. Learning should not be on a schedule."


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