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Year Round School

Living in a summer resort area, it's not a topic I would personally want to consider but I am curious as to the educational benefits to students attending school year round. What are your thoughts?


I, too, would not want to attend school year round, however, I would have to guess that students would retain their skills and we wouldn't have to start the year with a lot of reteaching. I don't know if it's really worth it. Imagine as a ten year old never having a break from the grind. I think we would see students lose all motivation to learn.
Donna B.

I would not want it either however I am not opposed to schedules that give you so many months on and a month off. I don't know what the research shows as far as student retention and student motivation with varying schedules. I do think though that our traditional calendar is antiquated but changing it will take a lot of effort.

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