Extending the school year for everybody a ‘really bad idea’


July 9 was the first day of school for 26,000 students in North Carolina's Wake County Schools on a year-round calendar. But year-round schools, which were once considered options to improve student performance and reduce classroom overcrowding, have proven to be a mixed bag, the Huffington Post reports. Some school districts that have adopted the extended calendars, like Las Vegas and Salt Lake City, have turned back to
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