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Year-round school approved for 2 Petersburg schools

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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

Two Petersburg schools will soon follow a year-round school program proposed by the superintendent.

The School Board unanimously voted on Wednesday to approve the program for A.P. Hill Elementary and Peabody Middle.

Students in the program will attend school 200 days a year, instead of the traditional 180 days. The school year will begin in August instead of September.

Click here to see the full press release from Petersburg Schools: http://ftpcontent4.worldnow.com/wwbt/PDF/Year-Round School Program Wins Approval 11-06-13.pdf

Click here to see the study from Petersburg Schools: http://ftpcontent4.worldnow.com/wwbt/PDF/Year Round Schools Feasibility Study for School Board 11-06-13.pdf

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