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A leisurely start to the school year

Published on: 
Mon, 09/05/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

ALEXANDRIA SCHOOL officials think that their efforts to boost student achievement would be helped if the school year got off to an earlier start.

Efforts to extend school day, year reignite debate

Media Source: 
Washington Post

The research, however, is inconclusive. Harris Cooper, a psychology professor at Duke University who has studied school calendars, said the most important issue is how the hours are spent.

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