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Hogan order reflects a skewed view of what education is for

Hogan order reflects a skewed view of what education is for

When my children, now 35 and 29, were young they started school after Labor Day. When that changed to before Labor Day, I was not happy. But we adjusted and I even started looking forward to school in August.

Most families we knew started preparing their children two weeks before school started. The children started going to bed at their school time and getting up at their school time. Most families did not go away over the Labor Day weekend even when school started after Labor Day.

Today, it is very common for families to take vacations during the school year. Unlike when my children were in school, no one thinks it unusual to pull their children out of school for...

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