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Should Year-Round Schooling Be Implemented?

Asked by: zm123
  • Summer destroys work ethic.

    When summer is looming, students see it and they slack off. During summer, continued educational practice is extremely unlikely. After summer, students are brain-dead.
    I just had Christmas break and- getting back- am not working up to my potential.
    Maybe there should be a series of week breaks? Maybe 6, so every month we get a week off?

  • Why in Summer?

    With a Year round calendar, we have a chance to enjoy all seasons, rather than having the majority be summer. Also, we all have to wait for summer to go somewhere for a lengthy period of time. If we have more consistent breaks, there's more opportunity to have enjoyable vacations.

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  • I agree with this argument.

    Year round schooling has a more balanced calendar which gives students and teachers a more relaxed brain to keep functioning in school. We get more breaks between learning days and we don't get as stressed. If you look at the picture it shows this and gives you a better understanding of it.

  • By no means should children be in school all year.

    Children only have 18-22 years average before they are sent out in the to the real world, working full time jobs, paying bills, etc.. Life is so much more than sitting in school all year long, being trained to be a robot like we are as adults. People from kindergarten through college deserve that break.

  • Depends on the climate.

    Year-round schooling can work in places like California where it's essentially summer all year. In northern climates, every day of nice summer weather is precious. Long summer breaks allow people to actually enjoy the nice weather before fall and winter. Also, a long summer break gives a greater chance for planning a family vacation around parents' work schedules, without children missing instructional days for it.

  • No, no, no.

    While I see the benefits of having year-long schooling, it doesn't outweigh the negatives. Sure, it'd be more even and more frequent longer breaks splitting up the year sounds good, I don't like it. Summer is always the best break time because it's so warm and nice outside. When you have school in summer it causes an influx in cost for the school because of the need for AC. Even in September, many schools shut down early once or twice because it is too hot. Anyway, summer and an extended 10-12 week break is the best.

  • It's fine the way it is.

    Working for a year (or rather, nine months) isn't that exhausting; all adults do it. I find that working hard for the school year and getting a long, well-deserved break at summer keeps me motivated for most of the year. Summer is something to look forward to, and shortening it would liken it too much to other holidays.


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