• Petitioned Board of Education of Naperville District 203

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Board of Education of Naperville District 203

Start the 2013-2014 school year later in August

    1. tamara schultz
    2. Petition by

      tamara schultz


We implore the Board of Education to listen to the taxpaying parents of District 203. Parents took the time to fill out a survey, put out from the district, and a clear majority (5-1) expressed their view to have the school year start later in August. As stated by the survey results, the main reasons were to enjoy August weather and time for summer commitments. In addition, both staff (3-1) and students (2-1) also expressed an opinion to start later in August.

Recent signatures


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    Reasons for signing

    • deb allgood LISLE, IL
      • almost 2 years ago

      The kids are not yet ready to go back. all the other districts start later, we should also.

    • Erica Thomas NAPERVILLE, IL
      • about 2 years ago

      Because the children need time off and family time too.

    • Eric Pompeo NAPERVILLE, IL
      • about 2 years ago

      Summer, Summer, Summer, School should end Memorial day, start after Labor Day. It is important for the kids to be kids.

    • Becky DeZur NAPERVILLE, IL
      • about 2 years ago

      Want the kids to enjoy the out doors, what to be able to travel to other parts of country when weather is good - good for all US ecomony - good for all - examps before break can be done with later start - we did it when Central was under construstion - we made it work then - you can make it work again

    • Tamara Borg NAPERVILLE, IL
      • about 2 years ago

      It's very difficult to find time to take a family vacation when your child is involved in sports. Between the games the camps the tryouts, it doesn't seem to slow down until August and to start school in the middle of the month is ridiculous. I would vote to have them start after labor day, like I did when I was a kid, and forget about the institute days, really? Way to many days off during the school year.


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