Pros And Cons Of Year Round School

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“As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs. year-round school glosses over the most important questions namely, how can we bring play back to our nation’s schools?” (Darell Hammond) Year-round schooling would cause many problems if implemented at shattuck because Year-round schooling cost to much money and Kids need free time, and time with family and friends, also If you go to year-round schooling you won 't learn more than traditional schooling.

Year-round schooling cost to much money. With the loss of these extracurricular activities, the school would then lose money that the activity brings in. Like With all the activities not being there anymore than they are losing money the activity brings so this is a crime.(JD Smith) And
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The most obvious downside of year-round school is the effect it can have on families. So If you have a year-round school you won 't have time to see your family. (According to The Pros and Cons of Year-Round School) Students in year-round school may miss out on opportunities to spend time with children of other ages and learn about nature, as typical summer camp experiences may no longer be a part of the childhood experience. So you miss out with friends and nature so summer camp won 't be part of kids childhoods anymore (According to Facts to Help Parents Identify the Pros and Cons of Year-Round School) And the time off was not implemented to accommodate contemporary concerns, like children needing "down time" to decompress and "be kids," but was born out of economic necessity. So having traditional schooling kids get three months off for being a kid. (Matthew…show more content…
In fact, the studies and research conducted by Elena Silva, a policy analyst at Education Sector, found that for most students, there is no correlation between the length of the school day or year and academic achievement. So most students, there is no correlation between the length of the school year and academic achievement. (According to Facts to Help Parents Identify the Pros and Cons of Year-Round School) But “year-round schools don 't really solve the problem of the summer learning setback – they simply spread it out across the year,” von Hippel said. So you don’t learn more because year-round is spread out through the year from traditional schooling. (According to YEAR-ROUND SCHOOLS DON 'T BOOST LEARNING, STUDY FINDS) And the problem with year-round schools may be that they don 't actually add more school days to the 180 typically required, von Hippel said. Instead of a three-month summer vacation, year-round schools typically have several breaks of three to four weeks spread throughout the year. So year-round schooling don’t add more days to 180 so you don’t learn more.

While some may argue that you lose time to learn over the summer because over summer break, students lose, on average, one month of grade level. It is more true that if you go to year-round schooling you won’t learn more than traditional schooling. Some evidence to prove this reason is year-round schooling has as many
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