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Some NC lawmakers want to revise school calendar

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Some North Carolina lawmakers hope this year's winter storms will spark new discussion on the law on when schools can start and must end. Full story...
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Toll delays, school calendar changes become NC law

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Gov. Bev Perdue has signed a bill into law that postpones more North Carolina ferry tolls for another year and tweaks scheduling rules for school districts so students could stay at their desks longer but attend class fewer days. Full story...
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NC schools get choice between minimum days, hours

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North Carolina's public school students could sit in classrooms for longer but for fewer days in a change to the long-running debate about the academic calendar. Full story...
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Most school districts won't add 5 extra days

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video North Carolina public school officials are overriding a requirement for 185 classroom days after local school districts complained about the extra costs to operate buses and buildings. Full story...
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NC school board OKs delay to more classroom days

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North Carolina's statewide school board will allow schools to avoid adding five days to the school year, especially if the time is used to improve teacher training. Full story...
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