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Early Release Starts Today in Duval County Schools

3:19 AM, Aug 25, 2004   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, FL-- A program to provide time for professional development for teachers by releasing students early goes into effect today. Under the program, students in Duval County Public Schools will be released one hour and 15 minutes earlier than their usual dismissal times, excet for Pre-K students who will be released along with all other students. School dismissal dates as following: August 25 September 8 September 22 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 January 12 January 26 February 9 February 23 March 9 March 30 April 13 April 27 The School Board approved the plan after receiving very positive reports from adminstrators, faculty, staff, and students at Fletcher High School, which conducted a year-long early dismissal pilot program during the 2003-2004 school year.

First Coast News Staff

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