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Take The Kids To Work?

Posted on April 21, 2010
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The Chicago Tribune has an article today about local school districts that do not want parents pulling their kids out of school on Take Our Daughters and Sons to work day (April 22).  In the article the districts argue that when so many kids miss a day, the educator must basically re-teach that day.  And in a time when educators are expected to accomplish a set amount with their kids in the year, with rigid testing that is federally mandated, it's just too tough on the schools. The schools are saying the date should be changed to summer, when the kids can easily attend work with their parents.

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