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Shortened school year could threaten education quality?

Publication date: Nov 28, 2011

Source: Daily Bulletin

If the state slashes funding to K-12 school districts in coming months because of sluggish tax receipts, the legally mandated minimum length of the school year will be reduced by seven days, from 175 to 168.

Such a change – which is now seen as inevitable because of low tax revenues – would make the state’s minimum school year its shortest in at least 30 years.

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