school year


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school year

1. a twelve-month period, (in Britain) usually starting in late summer and continuing for three terms until the following summer, during which pupils remain in the same class
2. the time during this period when the school is open
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Teachers agreed to take two unpaid furlough days this school year, with one of those days being a school day.
Longer school days or school years will not be successful if we cannot instill in today's students the love of learning.
If Arkansas takes the lead by lengthening its school year, it would send the right message to prospective investors.
As long as kids complete their assignments during the school year, summer break should be a real break.
I usually take one full, uninterrupted day for that motivation prescription and sometimes plan out my ideas for the whole school year.
Blacks, however, were bused more often than whites during the previous school year, according to statistics published in the June 18 edition of the Evanston Round Table.
Instead of catching ZZZ's, you find yourself wide awake, frettin' and sweatin' over every last detail that could sabotage this school year right out the gate.
Substantial proportions of students said that drinking had "caused them" to engage in risky sexual behavior during the current school year.
The arguments about the school year should not just be about the length of the summer holiday.
A total of 6,252 students allegedly committed acts of violence in and outside of the schools in the 2000 school year, a record high since the government began compiling statistics by the current method in 1997, according to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Camp directors nationwide are concerned about year-round school and the encroaching school year.
Even though I'll miss my friends, I am oh-so glad when the school year ends.

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