Summer break starts for 18M students
Pre-school, elementary, middle and high school students got their report cards on June 13 as they headed into almost three months off.
Syrian refugee children were also among kids who received their report cards.
High school seniors have the extra thrill of graduation as well as some anxiety over exams to move into higher education.
Three rounds of university entrance exams are slated for this weekend, including a foreign language component.
Exam results are due out on July 18, according to the state authority for standardized testing.
The change is meant to boost efficiency in Turkey’s education system, he said when announcing the change in May.