As opposed to a traditional, agrarian schedule with school from September to June, this schedule basically has students in classes 3 months, off one, then repeat. Year round schooling has been proposed as a solution for many problems, from slipping academic performance to unsupervised children during the "summer vacation" months.
The National Association for Year-Round Education (NAYRE)
A non-profit organization which advocates improved K-12 education through the implementation of alternative schedules.
Year Round Schools
Research reports on year-round education by the British Columbia Teacher's Federation.
Year-Round School: The Long History of Failure
Over a decade of research documents that year-round school fails to deliver on promises of education and cost-savings benefits.
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