We ask (and look to research seeking answers) whether Gov Larry Hogan’s order for Md. schools to start after Labor Day will hurt students academically.
For math students, it’s a calendar problem to schedule 180 school days between Labor Day and June 15. Is it possible mathematically?
Md. schools will have to start after Labor Day, beginning in the 2017-18 school year, by executive order of the governor.
We can’t support continued efforts on the part of some Md. policymakers to force public schools in the state to start after Labor Day.
The battle in Md. to hold off on starting the school year until after Labor Day has come up against roadblocks in the state house.
As the Maryland comptroller picks up the drive to have schools start after Labor Day, we wonder how serious the question might be.
A new data point has been added to the debate about pushing back the start of school to past Labor Day to give businesses an extra week of summer.
We give what I hope will be our final opinion about making it a law that schools in Maryland have to start after Labor Day.
The debate goes on: business interests want schools to start after Labor Day; education officials want to keep things the way they are.
Despite a task force recommendation that schools in Md. start after Labor Day, we don’t think the economic benefit will offset what students lose.