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Summer School vs Summer Play

(Photo Courtesy: Steven Gregory)

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The cornonavirus pandemic has changed the way Amercians approach work, interact with family and how students learn. Now there's a plan to have the school year extend throughout the summer.

Fordham Conversations host Robin Shannon talking with Nicholas Tampio, a Fordham University Political Science Professor.  We discuss the possible plan to extend the school year and why he believes children need to play rather than catch up on school this summer.  Tampio recently wrote an article in the Washington Post.