Pros And Cons Of Year Round Schools

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Some say that year round schools (YRS) and extended days and double shifts help to improve students’ academic performances. The opinions on the academic effectiveness of year-round schools, extended days and double shifts tend to be clearly divided. Because of the negative attitude that is shared by many parents and educators it explains why there is only a small number of year round schools in American primary and secondary education. California, Florida and Texas are the three states that have year round schools and this is due to the growth population and the severe overcrowding in the schools. Is making these current trends in school beneficial or profitable? With these trends in place are the students more successful in achieving their academic goals?
Year Round Schools: Pros- Those who support year round school year state that there is a regression in learning during the summer hiatus. There are a majority of year round schools that are designed to decrease overcrowding and the school schedules are rearranged into numerous instructional time slots that are separated by shorter and more frequent vacation breaks so that the number of days in the school year remains the same as in traditional calendars. One example of the year round education is the 45‐15 plan. For this plan the students attend school for 45
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Some parents feel that their children are stressed out from all the pressure put on them during school and that they need some down time to be able to be a kid and to be able to have the freedom to explore other interests and opportunities. Other negative aspects to year round schools for some is that it can interrupt family events and that extra-curricular activities will suffer because of problems with scheduling out of school practices and