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Adding days to school year proposed to reduce learning loss

Students should spend more time in school and less time on break so they retain the learning they acquire during the school year.

That’s the opinion of Sen. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, who has introduced a bill in the state Legislature that adds five days to the school calendar.

“SB 5505 takes swift and decisive action to support learning recovery with a simple solution — providing our student...


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