Published: May 4, 2021

As summer approaches and President Biden launches a historic $1.8 trillion investment in America’s families and kids, Los Angeles Unified Board of Education member Nick Melvoin writes in Time Magazine that the president is missing a big opportunity: free national summer camp. In an op-ed, Melvoin writes that a federally funded summer camp program would prevent millions of kids from slipping back into isolation, when schools close once again and many parents return to work. Read about Nick’s vision for free national summer camp, which would utilize public school campuses and employ college students, while helping America’s kids rediscover play, develop resilience and recover from the traumas of the pandemic.