Liberian School Calendar: An Incongruous Attempt to Mimic the U.S. Proves to be Unjustifiable

      By: Winston Howard Upon my return to Liberia after 36 years in the Diaspora, I was mortified to learn that the entire school calendar had been altered to accommodate individuals who had planned to matriculate to the United States for their collegiate years.  The beginning of the school year was changed from late February to August. I asked several educators and the same response was? We do not want the children who are going to the United States to repeat a semester because of the incongruity between…

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