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Year Round School is a Bad Idea

While most students are at home or on trips with family, some are in school working all summer long. This is not because they have summer school, but because their school switched to a year round school schedule. When my friends from different schools tell me they can’t have summer at all or spend it with me because their school uses year round school it’s sad and disappointing to hear. Year round school affects more people than just the people that go to that school. About 3,000 schools follow this system around the country. About 34% people agree all schools should use this system, and about 66% say we shouldn’t. Year round school has its pros and cons. But it you ask me, traditional school is better.

Year round school affects your summer vacation trips in so many ways. When a school switches to year round school systems, it causes summer to disappear. Usually, family vacations are planned around that time to see relatives, relax, spend time as a family, and more. A long vacation would not happen. This also means parents wouldn’t be able to see their kids very often. Some vacations during summer are spent differently. Some parents like to send their kids to a summer camp to be in the outdoors, spend time with friends, learn some nature facts, and to have fun. If all or most schools used year round school systems the camps would go down, they can go out of business and have no money to pay for the camp. Summer camps would go away and stop to exist.

Students need a break from all the stress about test and quizzes, and homework and studying. The students deserve a summer to refresh and take time off from school. In another person’s opinion, long summers cause kids to forget things that they have learned. They are wrong because, although some kids do forget there is a way to keep them working their brain. One way is to take them to camps. There are many camps for different subjects. Studies show that a student...