Petition to change the date of Halloween gains strength... Because nothing is scarier than waking kids up for school the day after Halloween.
Everyone loves Halloween — except when it falls on a weekday night.
The after-school homework routine is tricky enough, even without a kid who just wants to put on a costume and eat candy; early bedtimes curtail what could be hours of trick-or-treating. Even older fans of the holiday are disappointed — it's hard to have a fun time when you know you need to be back at the office in the morning.
One group is petitioning for a Halloween update to change the date of the holiday.