Re: DSM: School year


Jerome Mintz (jmintz@iris.nyit.edu)
Tue, 8 Dec 1998 00:34:20 -0500 (EST)


Dear Sharon:
The students at my school once voted out the summer vacation, voting to
have school one day a week, until the staff finally rebelled and announced
they were refusing to come in for the rest of the summer.

Jerry Mintz
AERO

On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, Melissa Tyson wrote:

> Now who wants to go without their summer vacation really?
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> ---Sharon Stanfill <sharons@juliet.ll.mit.edu> wrote:
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> > A curious question - why is that Sudbury schools run on more-or-less
> > the same calendar as public and private schools? The 'traditional'
> > school year is a rather arbitrary thing, constructed largely around
> > constraints that no longer apply. It seems curious to me that
> > (as far as I can tell) most Sudbury schools keep to it.
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> > Sharon
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