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School Days are Here Again

80% of Adults Support 12-Month Academic Calendar

Monday, August 14, 2006

Parents of the world rejoice! It’s that time of year again. Time to set the alarm clocks, load up the backpacks and lunchboxes, and lay out the new clothes, all in anticipation for the sigh of relief that only the sight of a school bus’ tail lights can bring. It’s back to school time! Twenty-one percent (21%) think the school year should begin in August, as it does in much of the country. Thirty-five percent (35%) say the traditional approach should be followed so that students can wait until after Labor Day to get back into the academic grind.

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