Parents, it is important to know in advance when students will begin their summer vacation 2020-2021 academic year, with a date, you can plan a family trip and can I refuse when students will be called to school in the summer.
What the law says
Although most schools USA first day is September 1, decree of the Ministry of education only recommends the structure of the academic year (the beginning and the end), and to adhere or not to these recommendations, each school decides on their own.
Of course, in most cases, educational institutions do not depart from the usual all graphics and start the academic year on 1 September (or the following Monday if the first date falls on a Saturday or Sunday) and ending on the last Friday (or Saturday) of may.
In August, the school administration approves the schedule of work with clear start and end dates of semesters or trimesters.
However, in official documents indicated that the summer vacation in schools is not less than 2 months (not 3, as many believe)! This norm is often referred to, requiring a visit to the students of the school in the summer (the so-called practice, practice, school camps, etc.).
In some situations, for students 2nd week of June may be working:
- for pupils of graduation classes (exams and consultations);
- if there was a long quarantine.
- if the school was not working for any other force majeure reasons and without bias holidays cannot perform the curriculum.
If, for any reason, in 2021, the school administration plans to move the summer vacation, she shall, in advance, to notify students and parents about the situation.
Dates of summer holidays
So, in the 2020-2021 school year, classes will begin on Monday 2 September, and last call in most schools USA will ring on Friday may 29-30, 2021. For first graders the school will end already on may 22-23.
Longer have to learn ninth-graders who will pass the Exams in the first half of June and graduates 11-x classes, for which surrender of the Exams will last for the entire first month of summer. For graduate classes the summer holidays 2021 will depend on what will be last date of the selected exam (see the schedule of the exams and the Exams 2021).
Attraction of students to socially useful work – a common practice. The so-called “practicing” came to us from Soviet times, and today cause a storm of outrage among parents and staunch resistance from many students.
It is worth noting that the outdated version, in which there is the cleaning, General cleaning classes and gardening plots, was preserved in secondary schools. Many gymnasiums and lyceums offer students a more exciting alternative – practice in core subjects. It can be:
- language schools volunteers with the invited native speakers;
- the practice of programming;
- the physical or chemical experiments;
- the observation of nature with journaling;
- artistic practice and visits to different workshops.
This variant of practice is interesting not only children but also parents who every year need to solve the issue of childcare when the school will be the long-awaited summer vacation.
But, all practices are good, if children and parents have no other plans for the first 2-3 weeks of the summer. Still more common different picture – the teachers require the presence of children, and parents all by hook or by crook trying to save Chad from having to be in a hot and stuffy town, hastening to send them to the sea or to their relatives, where the child will be able to improve your health and mentally relax from school.
The law States that children cannot be brought to work, which is not provided by the school program. This means that if a summer internship is not the rating in the magazine, the child may not visit. And then parents are faced with the choice to go to conflict with the administration to prove the right of the child to rest or to sacrifice their plans and to persuade your son or daughter to go to school during the holidays.
Another activity of modern educational institutions, which on the one hand is to solve the problems of working parents, and on the other hand causes an uproar. Are parents dissatisfied with schools that require a mandatory visit to the school camp of elementary school students (and often students in grades 5-6).
Needless to say that such demands are absolutely illegal. So why the problem exists? Schools require the creation of school camps and, consequently, the administration by hook or by crook trying to ensure the presence of children in planned groups.
Do you know when it’ll be summer vacation 2021 school year, your child can be turned with this question to the administration of the scientific institution (or the homeroom teacher). To deal with summer practices and the mandatory camps, but should be prepared for unpleasant conversations with the administration. Whether the result of nerves (its importantly, the child) every parent decides for himself.