Academic Year

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Academic Year

That period of time necessary to complete an actual course of study during a school year.

Social Security benefits may terminate at the end of an academic year, or a deferment from compulsory military service may continue only during an academic year.

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The class average of students per teacher during the academic year 2012-2013 reached 24 at all education stages except the kindergarten where the average number of students was 10 per teacher.
Student data obtained from a Southwest Texas Community College for the 2004-2005 through the 2011-2012 academic years were utilized in this study.
The summer holidays will begin on July 7, 2013, while the 2013-2014 academic year will begin on September 1, 2013, for teachers and administrators and on September 8 for students.
The minister said research showed secondary school students previously received 635 hours of education during an academic year but would now get 785 hours, compared to an average of around 920 in other countries.
According to the decree, students of specialization and qualification studies at the Syrian universities who exhausted their examination opportunities for the years mentioned in the decree will be allowed to participate in the exams of the second semester of the academic year 2011/2012 or the exams of the first semester of the academic year 2012/2013.
While schools have the right to deny re-registering a student for a new academic year if the fees have not been paid, institutions cannot expel a student in the middle of the academic year for reasons related to non-payment of fees, he said.