Class stlll in: Why a longer school year may not help in Detroit

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Monday, August 4, 2014

Many of Malik Canty’s classmates left Southeastern High School of Technology and Law last summer when they discovered the school year would no longer end in June but barrel straight through to August.

Malik, though, could see the value in the new requirement. And he thought his peers at other schools in the city, let loose for the summer while he was still in class, would have been better off sticking it out like he did.

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