Fort Mill Schools surveys parents on modified calendar proposal

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Fort Mill Schools asked parents and employees their thoughts on a proposed modified calendar.

Modified schedules are similar to year-round school and usually feature more frequent breaks from school and a shorter summer.

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When asked how the earlier start date will impact them, 4% of parents responded positively. 20% responded negatively and 72% said no impact.

When asked how the additional breaks will impact them, 23% of parents said positively. 18% said negatively and 54% said no impact.

Fort Mill leaders haven’t made a final decision. They are still considering the modified schedule for the 2024 to 2025 school year.

Clover, York and Chesterfield County Schools have already implemented a modified calendar for next year.

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