The Pros And Cons Of Year-Round School

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During summer, students are monotonous just sitting around forgetting material learned in school. Once the school year rolls around, the teachers have to be prepared to reteach old material which was obliterated over the summer by their students. Year-Round Education introduces a constructive solution to this issue. A year-round school attends the same amount of days as a traditional school just their days are stretched out among the year. The difference between year-round schooling and traditional schooling is the way the calendar is tailored because year-round has shorter breaks opposed to a lengthy summer vacation. The measure of knowledge lost during these three months is the reason why America is so far behind other countries. Year-Round …show more content…
Typically if a student is given a test before summer break they would have a better score than taking the same test again after summer vacation. Students are able to remember more when less time is spent away from school because they are constantly reexamining material. The Year-Round School serves as an advantage because shorter breaks are implemented to avoid learning loss. A misconception in year-round schools are that they attend more than 180 days but both types of schools attend the same amount. Year-Round School adds more work to incorporate without actually adding on …show more content…
The single track schedule calls for a more continuous period of teaching. The objective of the single track is to strengthen student success. The 45-15 plan is when students attend school for 45 days then off for 15 days. In the 60-20 plan, students and staff are in school for 60 days then off for 20 days. Another plan is the 90-30, where school is in session for 90 days then off for 30 days. The single track schedule is the most popular and balanced; about 90% use it. Multi-track schedule is most beneficial to schools who lack resources or capacity. It is referred to as a “school-within-a-school.” The multi-track schedule divides the school including staff into four groups of even amount of people. Up to three tracks could be at school at once while the fourth one is on vacation. This four track system increases capacity by 33% (Yeager). The Orchard Plan is sixty-fifteen ratio that increases capacity by almost 25%. This schedule allows up to one hundred ninety seven

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