Commonly asked questions...and answers to them
 



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More questions & answers...

When will first semester exams be scheduled under the new law?

What is the economic impact of earlier school start dates on our state?

I've heard that the passage of this law is really about tourism interests. Is this true?

Why shouldn't our local school boards be able to make all school calendar decisions?

Is Save SC Summers a special interest group?

How will a later start affect our children's education and state accountability testing?

Are other states experiencing similar problems with early start dates?

Why are school leaders so opposed to this legislation, if it is what parents want?

Does the new law merely shift the school year?

 
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