The endangered summer vacation

May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/16/94, Vol. 116 Issue 19, p12
States that on average, the National Education Commission on Time and Learning reported that high schools require students to spend barely 41% of classroom time on academic subjects. Comparison to time spent on academic courses by pupils in Germany, France and Japan; Suggestions that summer vacations be curbed; Schools who have tried to operate on a year-round basis.


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