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Summer's over; Back to school

Updated Tuesday 30th August 2011

The weather is turning, the days are getting shorter... and for some of us, the summer holidays are almost all gone.

Rows of empty desks in a classroom Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Alberto Tentoni | You never really lose the taste of a new school year starting, do you? No matter how long since you actually had to swap the long, carefree days of summer for uniform, new pens and the embrace of the classroom, that first sense of the leaves turning triggers the memories of the start of the school year. For some of us, the memories are warm; others went unwillingly to school. But what is in store for the current generation of school children as they head back to class?

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