M. Alex Johnson – Journalist at Large

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Year-round schooling gains ground in U.S.

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Kids from well-off families with access to tutoring and academic camps and travel keep learning when school’s out for the summer, while those without such advantages tread water or even sink, research shows. To slow the so-called spring slide, more U.S. school districts are moving to year-round classes, and by 2012, education groups estimate, more than 5 million pupils — about 10 percent of all children enrolled in American public schools — could be going to school year-round.

Full story (Alex Johnson/msnbc)

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Written by Alex

October 27, 2010 at 6:08 am

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