What’s not to love? Well, if the year round school people get their way, these kids would be really upset. Year round schooling is becoming more and more common in USA. Although many schools still have the traditional summer break, many school are converting to year round schooling. From being unable to find appropriate child care, to a detriment to family structure, and a financial toll.
Brenden Whiteside Year round schools Mr. Boyle Year Round Schools Would you like to sit inside a room while it 's sunny and 60 degrees outside? Well if you went to a year round school, you would be in the classroom all day and all year. My opinion on year round schools is that I don’t like them at all because it costs way too much money for the schools. Year round schools started in the 1800’s because people in New York and Chicago started year round schools because it did not interfere with schedules.
One reason why there shouldn’t be year round school is because kids need a break from school. Summer gives kids a break off their brains. A longer summer would let kids do what they want and time on there own. Lots of kids have to get up really early for school
“That some educators, keeps the learning process ongoing with minimal disruption. A Duke University study even suggested kids attending year-round schools are at a slight advantage, because they don’t forget what they learned during the long summer break.” Kids that have year-round school have advantages over other kids because everyone knows more than others because when kids are off for summer kids in year-round school schedule are still in school doing work. However, year-round school is difficult but people like going to year-round school. Sometimes people that are in a year-round school don’t have time to do a lot of things like sports or just time to chill family.
Attending school on a year-round calendar or a traditional calendar is a huge debate in the school districts across the United States. It is mainly about which calendar is best for the students’ academics. Everyone is talking about whether to keep the traditional school calendar or switch to year-round school. Year-round schooling is moving away from the traditional three semesters with a long summer break to shorter semesters with more, but shorter holidays. Since this is an ongoing debate, there are both pros and cons of having a change happen.
Year Round School Many schools have switched to year round schooling. In fact, there are 3,181 schools in the Michigan. With that 10% of those schools are public schools. Also, many schools with year round school have had high test scores and better rates. In year round school kids are showing more success and more understanding.
The school 's state or district selects the number of school days the school needs to serve. Instead of a summer break of 2-4 months, it is stretched out over the school year. To have this, they have breaks in between the weeks of school, and, depending on the school, you get weekends off. This helps the student take a break from 5-9 weeks of school, and stretch out the amount of days they need to serve for school. " Research Spotlight on Year-Round Education.
Since at least the 1970’s, the topic of year-round schooling has been debated by many people. This new system is spreading across the nation fast, in fact, in 2011-12, there were about 3700 schools that operated on the year-round schedule. (Zubrzycki 1,3). Like any other controversial topic, there are both benefits and drawbacks to the year-round schooling system. For instance, a definite benefit would be that, “...with one group of students always on vacation, a school that was built for 750 students can serve as many as 1000.
Kids need a break. Just because school is year round, doesn't mean that students will get less of a break. The breaks will just be more spread out. The summer break most kids get is about three months long the year round school break averages out to about three and a half months. Would you rather get 3 months off or 3 ½ days off? Because students tend to have better educational and grade scores when school is year round, it makes sense to try to have it year round.
Year-round schooling has positive and negative effects on school budget, absence achievement, academic achievement, it will increases respect for teacher, it has a potential to solve overcrowding, students will be able to advance more quickly, summer programs aren’t needed for remediation, it doesn’t help students who have difficulty with attention, and frequent breaks can disrupt family
Although, year round students will on average attend about nine more days of school per year than students on a traditional calendar (Zubrzycki). Even though year round schools are rising in popularity in most places, they aren’t everywhere. An example of a place they are decreasing in popularity is in the Los Angeles school district (Zubrzycki). All of their schools were changed to a year round school schedule starting in the mid 1980s (Zubrzycki). Today only one school still remains on the year round schedule because it was less effective for learning and hard on students
Year-round school usually has 45 days of school and then a 15 day break. But there is no summer break like traditional school. This leaves teachers with a little over two weeks to prepare for next school year. If teachers have to change their decorations or update their curriculum, they have barely enough or not enough time to prepare for a new year. This would put teachers in a hard situation and would not give them time to be with their family.
Some people think that kids should just have the big summer Break and small holiday breaks. Other people think that there breaks should be spread evenly through the year and kids should go to school year-round. Kids should go to school year-round because students brains need a break , teachers need to spend time with their family, and students can take a fun class with
Year round school should not be used in today’s school, because it threatens family plans, teacher and student burnouts, and may become costly. A child’s development is based on different experiences that sometimes can only be experienced through family time and not sitting in a classroom. Many families plan vacations during the summer. Some even sending children to camps that may give them another experience that school doesn’t offer. Some children come from separated families where summer vacation may allow a child to spend time with another