Summer Vacation Is Almost Over. Do Students Still Need It?

Aug 16, 2019

Summer vacation is winding down and students will soon head back to school, but does a long summer holiday still make sense for students today?

Joining the discussion about how the summer break affects learning, achievement, independent reading and more are:

  • Michele Tine, education department chair and associate professor at Dartmouth College.
  • Stephen Hyde, a former middle school teacher and counselor who founded The Shader Croft School, a private nonprofit summer program to build literacy skills in income-eligible and special needs students.
  • Sam Maskell, Youth Services Librarian at the Rockingham Free Public Library in Bellows Fall.

Broadcast Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.