According to a recent CNN article,”school start dates are about as varied as the styles and colors of backpack…”
School start dates vary widely as do end dates and there are even a few school districts that are year round. We were surprised to learn that there is no nationally required number of school days. The 180 days that we thought was required for every school is usually set by local school boards.
There is a great deal of research and debate surrounding the ideal school calendar. This CNN article provides a good overview of the issues on both sides.
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What do you think? Comment below.the original article from CNN Money, written by Donna Krache