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Top 5 Longest School Years Around The World

Can you believe this school year is more than half over? Before you know it, the school year will be history! Although most U.S. students will hit the road after 180 days of school, kids in other parts of the world will keep hitting the books. Here are the countries with the longest school years.

1. China: 251 days

2. Japan: 243 days

3. Korea: 220 days

4. Israel: 215 days

5. Germany: 210 days
     Russia: 210 days

United States: 180 days

Source: The Top 10 of Everything 1999 by Russell Ash (DK Publishing, Inc.)

  February 5, 1999 Vol.4 No.16

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