Where Did My Summer Go?: Article Analysis

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Where Did My Summer Go? Imagine this summer, instead of going to the beach, you went to your school. You won’t be able to go on the vacation your family has been planning for months, or go see your grandparents who live far away. This is what happens when schools switch to a year-round calendar. Schools shouldn’t adopt a year-long calendar because the numerous breaks will disrupt student’s learning and planning family trips during the summer time will become a challenge. To begin with, the numerous days off during the school year will unsettle kids’ focus and behavior. In the article “Summer: 15 days or 2 ½ Months?” the author states, “Most year-round schools schedules use the 45-15 method: 45 days of school followed by 15 days off. Because
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