Parents Try to Reclaim Summer

Fratt, Lisa
April 2006
District Administration;Apr2006, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p15
The article reports on issues regarding the early start of schools in the U.S. The effort of the districts in pushing school start dates into early August is to maximize instructional time. However in Florida, many parents have reacted because early august is the height of hurricane season. The state's legislature is creating two proposals that would prevent school's early opening. Furthermore, several state have also passed legislation restricting early start date.


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