Does school start too soon?

69%

Say Yes

(198 votes)

 

30%

Say No

(87 votes)

 

285 total votes

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memphisexile said...

Kids need to go to school year round, I don't think MORE school is ever a bad thing.

August 10, 2011 at 11:05 a.m.
onetinsoldier said...

How long kids need to attend school is really a function of the quality of the school and the involvement of the parents. In this case they probably ought to attend 365 days a year for about 25 years. Most of the yes votes are probably working parents without babysitters. The America I grew up in didn't require two working parents just to survive.

August 10, 2011 at 1:33 p.m.
esaletnik said...

When I went to school it was always after Labor Day. Of course that was a long time ago, up north, where schools didn't have air conditioning.

August 10, 2011 at 2:40 p.m.
Salsa said...

Year round school will solve this dilemma.

August 10, 2011 at 4:50 p.m.
Selah said...

Year around school hasn't been as successful as once thought. The success of any school still depends on the parents and quality of administration, not teachers. Teachers can be fired and teachers can be made better when there are "Good" administrators running schools. Good administrators will help mediocre teachers become great and have the backbone to get rid of the ones that never perform.

August 10, 2011 at 6:20 p.m.
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