School Year Round School Essay

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Students in year-round schools attend classes for anywhere from six to nine weeks in a row, broken up by two to four week vacations. Based on the article “Consider All Options for School Year,” posted in the Daily Times Call, there aren’t any clear advantages to having school year round. There’s no change in the number of days that students attend school. The studies done on year round schooling have not provided a clear result to whether it has a large, positive impact. Also, not giving students an end of a school year, takes away the satisfaction completion and moving up a grade. The lack of summer break would take away many opportunities presented to students and has no extreme benefits. Therefore, school should not be held year round. Recently, in an attempt to keep up with the rest of the world, the district has looked into year round schooling. The school district isn’t…show more content…
The lengthened summer vacation time provides opportunities such as getting a seasonal job or becoming an intern. Kids benefit from focusing on extracurricular activities like athletics and art rather than academics all year long. Things such as family time, jobs and traveling are just as important to a student’s development as being in school. There is no one size fits all solution. Clearly, some students would benefit from year round schooling and extended time in school, but more evidence leads toward the benefits an extended summer vacation. The article “Consider All Options for School Year,” posted in the Daily Times Call, has given evidence to refrain from having a year round school schedule. This way of schooling doesn’t have any clear advantages, it doesn’t create a strong willingness to learn and go to school and it deprives students of several opportunities provided during a lengthened summer

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