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By John Lanier

Academy Approves 172-Day School Calendar


Last updated 3/18/2019 at 4:56pm

The Brevard Academy: A Challenge Foundation Academy Board of Directors unanimously approved a 172-day school calendar for the 2019-20 school year at its monthly meeting last Wednesday evening.

School Director Ted Duncan presented two calendars: one for 172 days with no half days for students and one for 174 days that included half days for students.

Duncan said he and the staff preferred the 172 calendar because half days created after school care problems for some parents, attendance was lower than normal and instructional focus did not appear to be as great on half days.

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