Posts Tagged “first day of school”

Schools and our disappearing summer vacations

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Schools and our disappearing summer vacations

Is there a reason why schools are starting earlier and earlier each year, cutting into the summer vacations of our children and families? Is it about money, education or school union convenience? By Ray Hanania There’s something sacred about “Summer Vacation” that we don’t respect today the way we did when we were kids. If…

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First day of school today different from when I was a kid

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First day of school today different from when I was a kid

First day of school today different from when I was a kid By Ray Hanania My son started his first day of 8th Grade today reminding me how fast life passes us all. If 48 rushed past me, it rushed past everyone. The experience that my son had today is much different from the one…

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