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Why Dems can't stand to see Hogan succeed

Why Dems can't stand to see Hogan succeed

Liberal Montgomery County Del. Eric Luedtke complains that Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's executive order mandating the school year begin after Labor Day is terrible policy ("Hogan and Franchot: Profiles in pandering," Sept. 2).

Like a good Democrat, Mr. Luedtke carries out the instructions given him by the teachers unions and puts forth many red herrings as to why extending summer vacation for seven or eight days will bring about the end of the world.

Many private and parochial schools begin after Labor Day without any problems. Neither would well run public schools...