Year-round Schools

Year-round Schools

by Adriane Ruggiero


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ISBN-13: 9780737737929
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 11/23/2007
Series: At Issue Series: Education
Pages: 91
Sales rank: 735,558
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction     7
Revising the Current School Calendar Has Many Implications   Elena Silva     11
Year-Round Schooling Offers Benefits Over a Traditional Calendar   Charles Ballinger   Carolyn Kneese     21
The Traditional School Calendar Worked in the Past and Can Continue to Work in the Future   Robin Lockett Carter     36
Extended-Time Schools Benefit Students   Jennifer Davis     43
Extended-Time School Programs Pose Problems for Parents and Students   Philissa Cramer     53
Year-Round Schooling Helps Struggling Students to Achieve   Joe Ann Barton     59
Summer Vacation Is No Longer Necessary   Frederick M. Hess     65
Summer Break Is Important to Students and Families   Joe Matthews     70
Schools on a Balanced Calendar Make Better Use of Time   Joan Hamilton   Sheryl Johnston   Jane Marshall   Carolyn Shields     74
Extending the School Calendar Is Often a Last Recourse for Low-Performing Schools   V. Dion Haynes     78
Teachers Have Greater Job Satisfaction in Year-Round Schools   Shelly Gismondi-Haser   Ilham Nasser     82
Multi-Tracking Is Not for Everyone   Glori Chaika     95
Organizations to Contact     100
Bibliography     104
Index     107

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