The Answer Sheet: Labor Day

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 09/01/2013

The sad thing about Labor Day

Actually, there's more than one sad thing about the holiday.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:32 AM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  It's Not Because Summer Is Over, Labor Day

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/07/2009

A Lesson on Labor Day

Labor Day is the perfect day to explain to kids complaining about going back to school just how much worse things could be for them. In fact, they once were: Kids were forced into back-breaking jobs day and night in...

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/07/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Civics Education | Tags:  American history, Labor Day, workers