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Blaming the calendar law for the year-round ruling

Does the 2004 calendar law actually bear the blame for allowing mandatory year-round schools?

That's the assertion made in a footnote in state Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Thomas Brady's dissenting opinion on the year-round case.

Footnote: 5

Cutting into spring break

Families in Wake and most of the Triangle have a tough decision to make next month.

Do they change their vacation plans now that spring break is being shortened because of snow days? As noted in today's article, it's a question that a lot of families are grappling with right now.

“Family is very important to us, and I hate to cancel my sister, so we might have to skip school, which I hate to do,” said Cary parent Patricia Snow in the article. “I’m sure we’re not the only ones.”

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