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School day should begin earlier

  • Deden Rukmana

Savannah, GA | Sat, December 20 2008 | 12:11 pm

PREMIUM A policy proposed by the Jakarta city administration to begin the school day at 6:30 a.m. instead of 7:00 a.m. has sparked public controversy. This policy suggestion, the goal of which is to reduce traffic congestion in the capital, would be at the expense of students. The City Council rejected the idea and argued that the policy would not address the traffic problem. Meanwhile, the city...