Summer beckons as Turkish students wave school goodbye
Preschool, primary, and secondary students are getting their report cards on Friday as they head into almost three months off.
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.