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Students Call For Start In August

Ohio County school calendar discussed at second public forum

February 25, 2014

WHEELING — Advanced placement students at Wheeling Park High School say an early start to the school year is needed so they can get started on the work necessary to earn them college credit by June....

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mama2two

Feb-25-14 10:36 PM

I am very happy to see they are not going to do the year round option!!!! My daughter had cheer so I couldn't go to the meeting but Im very happy to see it went well. And starting after Labor Day would be awesome hope that happens!! Kids need to have a fun summer, August is too early to go back!!

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ShempH

Feb-25-14 12:52 PM

It's not about the more motivated and smarter students, it's all about the Liberal dumbing down and common core.

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DisplacedWVian

Feb-25-14 11:29 AM

I don't care when they start. I just wish they'd fundamentally educate the students rather than indoctrinate.

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Pathguy

Feb-25-14 10:32 AM

some of whom burn out on education more easily and need the summer down time.

Ahhhh, poor babies !!!! Wait to see the burn-out level of the real world-

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Nativewheeling

Feb-25-14 8:58 AM

They need "downtime" ? ! Students will have plenty of downtime when ( and if ) they graduate and are looking for jobs.

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daWraith

Feb-25-14 7:42 AM

Students are brighter than their administrators!

The major countries kicking USA arse academically and economically have school 11 months of the year.

Their high schools grad have more class hours than a soph at a junior college in America.

DUH!

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