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Should North Dakota's public schools start classes after Labor Day?

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Aug-23-13 10:04 AM

raj, I'm still chuckling about "the happiest 3 years of my life."


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Aug-22-13 11:10 PM

"Bobbsey twins, liars, Way to go leftwing, make your NORMAL name calling,bullying, degrading speech, typical of leftwingers!!!" And what shall we call this type of speech, animal. Hypocritial????

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Aug-22-13 11:48 AM

That was supposed to say "without a time conflict"

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Aug-22-13 11:47 AM

Just remember, then you go after Memorial Day if you start later. You're basically exchanging one holiday weekend for another. I personally liked being done with school before June because we could travel without places being overcrowded and be able to go to graduation in other areas with a time conflict.

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Aug-22-13 10:46 AM

I like how Williston does it. They don't start until next they start the school off for a few days to get the kids settled in and adjusted. Then get a long labor day weekend...and then back after labor day weekend to begin the year. I don't understand why so many schools have to start 2 weeks before labor day, but midweek before to me is a good way to do it.

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Aug-22-13 10:19 AM

open after labor day-end before Memorial Day-Operate public schools during this period of time--skip the 180 days concept--its not a magic number--

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Aug-22-13 10:07 AM

Most teachers would prefer to start after Labor Day. The buildings heat up all summer and it is miserable - especially for the little children. Many many years ago when I went to school in Minot we did start after Labor Day. I also agree - get rid of daylight savings!

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Aug-22-13 9:52 AM

Do the teachers get extra pay if they do teaching in 10 months of the year instead of nine?

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Aug-22-13 8:53 AM

Sheesh, here in Minnesota, school doesn't start until after Labor Day...and for years there have been some who are pushing to change have school start in late August instead.

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