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The CNN Teachers' Lounge

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  • The CNN Teachers' Lounge is the place where teachers can weigh in on issues in education
  • Each week, we'll post a question and ask for your views
  • You can respond in the "Soundoff" section below

(CNN Student News) -- September 7, 2010

Welcome to the CNN Teachers' Lounge, the place where teachers can sound off on issues in education and how to best address them. Each week, we'll post a question and ask for your views. You can respond in the "Soundoff" section below.

Typically, CNN Student News returns for its new school year in mid-August, but we know that start dates for schools fluctuate around the U.S. Some schools start a new school year as early as July; others begin the semester after Labor Day. In your experience, what works best and why? When is the best time to begin a new school year?

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