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Summer Slide Is Up For Debate As More Students Head Back To Class In August

Holiday World and Splashin' Safari are backing the non-profit 'Save Indiana Summers' coalition, which advocates for a traditional school year. But others are worried about a different kind of summer slide and want more districts to adopt a balanced calendar.

Classes started Monday for students in some Indiana school corporations. If that seems early, it is. But as more schools adopt a balanced calendar, classes are starting in August to help curb summer learning loss. The transition is not without backlash — a non-profit called Save Indiana Summers wants parents to have a say before districts [...]

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