TITLE

YEAR-ROUND SCHOOL

PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;5/7/2001, Vol. 49 Issue 18, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers opposing views on whether schools should be scheduled during the summer.
ACCESSION #
4404237

 

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