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LAUSD May Start Schools Earlier, Forcing Students To Sweat Through August Weather

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An education reform gaining traction locally has nothing to do with reading or math: It's a plan to start the school year earlier.
This change would not make the school year longer -- it would just begin sooner and end sooner. The Los Angeles Unified School District hails the idea as a step forward academically, arguing that students would be better prepared for exams.

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