Virginia schools considering opening before Labor Day in 1995

March 1995
Curriculum Review;Mar1995, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p4
Reports on the new Virginia policy on bad-weather days that may cause more schools to open up before Labor Day in 1995. Support from several southwestern districts against cancelling spring break schoolings.


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