Year-round school.

by American Association of School Administrators. in [Washington, D.C.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [23]-26.

LC ClassificationsLB3034 .A52 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination26 p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15184182M

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Spurred on by $2 million in Michigan Department of Education grant funding, the schools will pilot transitioning to a year-round school calendar. But for students, parents and staff at Horizon Elementary in Holt, Mich., year-round school is nothing new, and all groups have come to one agreement: there are definite benefits. Edmonton Catholic Schools has three schools offering a year round schooling calendar. These schools balance their instructional days into four terms with vacation breaks between each of the terms. These three schools offer a five week summer break with students returning to school in early August – a two week Christmas break that is the same. Working parents may also find it difficult to find summer care for their kids. It might be easier to make arrangements when the breaks are shorter and spread throughout the year if there was year round school in Michigan. With year-round school in .   From the Back Cover: Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and .

In year-round schools such as those in the Calgary Catholic School Board, that means extra time off at Easter, Christmas, March break and in the fall. Summer school sessions are likewise.

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Year-round schooling is a solution of some problems which the US education system is facing. It best solves the dilemma with of over-crowded school facilities. When schools decide on what year-round education scheme exactly want to implement, at first they have to estimate their needs.

This volume provides a comprehensive, research-based explanation of the concept and practice of year-round school scheduling. It reviews a variety of alternative school schedules and contrasts them with the traditional schedules, by showing the effects of year-round schooling on the students, staff, and by: The year-round schedule can make finding appropriate childcare a problem too.

Because her mom was a teacher in a traditional school, McCracken says, "It meant my sister and I were basically latchkey kids for two or three years because it was impossible to find a babysitter for two weeks every six weeks.".

This text set shows kids that knowing the facts about year-round school can help them make an informed decision. Features works in a variety of genres along with other ways for students to analyze this topic.

Also includes “Think About It” questions and a graphic organizer. In Summer Versus School, James Pedersen explores the history of summer vacation and analyzes the various month school calendar models that could prevent summer book is very well written and should spur interesting conversations about the best ways to increase student achievement Jay Doolan, Ed.D., CEO of the Foundation for Educational AdministrationBrand: James Pedersen.

Administrators, faculty, and parents have been weighing the pros and cons of year-round schooling for a long time. They cite a variety of reasons for this scheduling change: growing school enrollments, working parents, and shrinking budgets.

Hundreds of school districts in the USA and Canada have adopted year-round school schedules and many more are considering. Children in year-round schools would not be able to participate in sports teams or programs that operate in the summertime.

Students in year-round school may miss out on opportunities to spend time with children of other ages while learning about nature, as typical summer camp experiences may no longer be a part of the childhood experience.

As a preface to indepth feasibility studies of the concept, this source book characterizes Year-round school. book basic categories of year-round plans; lists the arguments, advantages, and disadvantages of the three general plans; provides a brief description of North Carolina experimental programs; reports sample research findings that explore cost considerations for North Carolina; and presents an.

Year-round school in the United States is neither a new concept nor an unusual one. Traditional school calendars and year-round schedules both provide students with about days in the classroom. But instead of taking off much of the summertime, year-round school programs take a series of shorter breaks throughout the year.

Student Segregation and Achievement Tracking in Year-Round Schools Year-round school. book Authors Ross E. Mitchell and Douglas E. Mitchell present this case study, which reveals substantial differences in the characteristics of students and teachers across the four attendance tracks of eight YRE schools in one large California school district.

Passage Summary: In “Should School Be Year-Round?”, the author describes the increase of year-round school schedules. The author then presents evidence for both sides of the question of whether schools should be year-round.

The author includes perspectives from students and researchers. According to the passage, why might students have. Year-Round School: Guide to Critical Analysis. // Points of View: Year-Round School;3/1/, p4. This article offers a critical guide to the controversial issue of the year-round school model.

The article discusses criteria in understanding the issue, such as distinguishing between fact and opinion and recognizing point and counterpoint. Year-round schooling might seem like the antidote, and in some parts of the country, schools with just a few weeks off are not uncommon.

In Raleigh, N.C. and other parts of Wake County, for instance, July 9 was the first day of school students on a year-round calendar.

A crowded school can try a “multi-track” year-round calendar on which different groups of students attend school at different times —. Year-Round Schools: In Brief Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction Congress has been interested in the use of year-round schools for several decades.

In Aprilthe House of Representatives, General Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor held a hearing on the “year-round school concept.”.

A useful tool for education specialists considering a move to year-round school years is the “Year-Round Education Program Guide” published by the California Department of Education.

The guide takes you through the process of deciding on and implementing a. Schools Without Summer Break: An In-Depth Look at Year-Round Schooling For many K students across the country, springtime marks the end of the school year.

But the semester’s just heating up for students in more than 3, schools in the United States that operate under a year-round school system. Introduction to Year-Round Schools: At Issue Year-Round Schools, The changeover to year-round schools has grown in the United States over the past twenty years.

Many of the school districts that have switched from a traditional school calendar with its File Size: 24KB. Year-round school is the practice of having students attend school without the traditional summer vacation made necessary by agricultural practices in the past. Ten percent of US public schools are currently using a year-round calendar.

A research spotlight on year round education discusses the year round calendar. Facts About Year Round School. Jcherran, Leave a comment. The idea of year round school is not new but was introduced many years back around Although the name “year round school” sounds as if children attend school all days of a year, the fact is that schools operate days a year which is stretched out over the entire year with short breaks.

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In the 21st century learning should be continuously available. This book traces the evolution of year-round school schedules from in the United States and documents the many innovative educational programs of the past.

It also describes the status, philosophy, calendars, and strategies of the s and offers forecasts for continuous learning approaches that may Cited by: 8. A year-round calendar, also referred to as a balanced calendar, reorganizes the school days by shortening the traditional summer break, dispersing those days into several smaller breaks Author: Erin Barry.

Year-round education (YRE) is not a typical alternative way to deliver the curriculum. It is, however, an alternative way to construct the school calendar.

It may have positive effects on student achievement, especially for disadvantaged students. Both traditional and some year-round school calendars can have days of instruction. Year-round calendars account for percent of all public schools in the country, according to the NCES data.

Inalmost 11 percent of year-round schools were : Madeline Will. Review of Year-Round Schools Janu JLARC Study Mandate HJR () 2 JLARC to study year-round schools in Virginia and elsewhere • Determine which divisions use year-round schools and describe their experience • Evaluate impact on • Academic achievement • File Size: KB.

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Schools worldwide strive for these goals. But what is year-round education and how can it help schools. "Year-round education is a change in the school year calendar so the long summer vacation of the traditional school year is reduced to some degree," explains Charles Ballinger, executive director of the National Association for Year-Round Education (NAYRE).

Students in year-round schools do as well or slightly better in terms of academic achievement than students in traditional schools. Year-round education may be particularly beneficial for students from low-income families.( million Americans—including million children— live in households that lack the means to get enough nutritious food on a regular basis.

Students in year-round schools do as well or slightly better in terms of academic achievement than students in traditional schools. Year-round education may be particularly beneficial for students from low-income families.

Students, parents, and teachers who participate in a year-round school tend to have positive attitudes about the experience.

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Year-round school. [Pennsylvania. Department of Education. Bureau of Administrative Leadership Services,]. Year round school effects more people than the just the people that go to that school. About 3, schools follow this system around the country. Close to 34% people agree all schools should use.