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Academic calendar; Florida School calendar; Break time; Changes
Growing up in Minnesota, I thought it was sensible to be in school while the frigid winters took their toll on outdoor life. Now in Florida, it would make the same kind of sense to be in school while the broiling summers take their toll on those brave enough to venture out into the heat, humidity, and the capricious lighting strikes so familiar to us all.
School year; Calendars; Schedules, School
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Crepeau, Richard C.(2012). New calendar would improve educational climate in classrooms. UCF Today, 2012-08-22. Retrieved from https://today.ucf.edu/new-calendar-would-improve-educational-climate-in-classrooms/