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Northwest approves calendar for 2016-17 school year

Feb 06, 2016 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)
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Summer vacation will be ending in mid-August for students in the Northwest Local School District this year.

The board of education has approved a school calender that sends students back to class Aug. 18. Superintendent Todd Bowling says the earlier start is to avoid the loss of instructional days for students.

"We are a week earlier than we were last year, and eventually, we want to get to two weeks earlier," he said. "Those five extra days this year will ...