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The 200 Day School Year: Reactions From the Teachers' Lounge

Submitted by MaryBeth Matthews on Sat, 02/07/2009 - 09:20.

Last night I listened to Dick Feagler and his Friends on WVIZ discuss Governor Strickland's education plan for the state of Ohio, slated to be piloted in the Cleveland Municipal Schools. When Mr Feagler asked his panel's opinion of the proposed 200 day school year, all of his highly educated guests nodded in agreement. "Of course it is a GREAT idea!" "Some other countries have school years even longer than 200 days." "Another month of school makes sense. We need to prepare Ohio's children to compete in a global economy." "It's about time.

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Submitted by MaryBeth Matthews on Sat, 01/17/2009 - 20:27.


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