Speaking at the national conference of the American Council of Education in March, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley said that limiting school summer vacations to a month would enable students and teachers to learn about technological developments that are moving too quickly for them to absorb in the standard school year.

Teacher organizations did not have an immediate reaction to Riley's comments, but a representative from the National PTA said the organization "is


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