The Economics of a Childhood Summer

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At Longreads, Elissa Strauss analyzes the economics and frustrations that come with giving low-income children a summer.


Lyz Lenz is Managing Editor at The Rumpus. Lyz's writing has been published in the New York Times Motherlode, Jezebel, Aeon, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book on midwestern churches is forthcoming from Indiana University Press. She has her MFA from Lesley and skulks about on Twitter @lyzl. More from this author →