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Latest Year-round school Stories

2008-08-26 06:00:49

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Parents would get early warnings in the mail before Christmas. If a nine-month school were definitely going to a year-round schedule, parents would get a final notice before April.

2008-07-31 21:00:32

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 31--The Beaufort County School District has scheduled the first meeting of a committee charged with recommending one calendar for all schools, even as the district continues to search for members, a district official said.

2008-07-30 12:01:07

By Ronda Gregory, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jul. 30--Local educators and education administrators say going to a yearround school calendar, though problematic, is worth checking out. "I think it's a novel idea," Monongalia County Schools Superintendent Frank Devono said.

2008-07-23 00:00:40

Gov. Joe Manchin says county school boards and state lawmakers should begin investigating year-round schooling, a system he says could make for a stronger work force in the future.

2008-06-22 12:00:28

By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jun. 22--North Graham Elementary School has operated on a year-round schedule since 2000. This year, Eastlawn and Haw River elementary schools will begin operating on that schedule.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.