When Did Summer Break Become The Norm?When did summer break become the normal schedule? Good Question. Jeff Wagner learned rural America played an important role.
5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In SummerTaking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.
Helping Kids Transition From The School Year To Summer BreakIt's something kids look forward to: wrapping up the school year and enjoying some summer freedom. But getting out of that scheduled routine can be tough for some kids, and difficult for their parents as well.
U Of M Tests Year-Round Classes This FallThe University of Minnesota is testing out a program that eliminates summer break for college students. Classes would go year-round.