As the school year heads into its final months, many teachers may be counting the days until summer break. But in recent years, a number of commentators and organizations have argued that the traditional school summer vacation should be significantly curtailed.
March 2007 Archives
In a Teacher Leaders Network column, English teacher Mary Tedrow writes that high-profile high school athletic programs are in direct conflict with academic pursuits.
In a recent article in the New York Times, a high school history teacher argued that movies like "Freedom Writers" create unrealisticand even hazardousexpectations for educators.