school schedules

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    There is bipartisan support for calendar flexibility, so stop breaking the law

    In “Several School Systems Rebel Against NC Calendar Law By Opening Early,” Ann Doss Helms has the scoop. North Carolina’s school calendar law mandates that public schools open “no earlier than the Monday closest to Aug. 26.” Yet public schools in Iredell County opened last week.  After…
    Terry Stoops, August 13, 2019
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    WWAY publishes hit piece on school board member

    According to WWAY in Wilmington, “Brunswick County Schools Superintendent Edward Pruden never imagined the can of worms he would open when he suggested tweaking the staggered schedule plan.” Apparently, that “can of worms” consisted of objections by school board member Catherine Cooke, which WWAY characterized as a “rant.” Just to…
    Terry Stoops, May 20, 2014