Year-Round Schooling

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Knowledge is one of the most important things in our lives. It helps us in our daily lives to make choices and decisions, and also, it can help us in the long run; in our future jobs and such. It is very clear that we gain most of our knowledge in our school years, but the majority of students in America are not very open to the idea of school. In fact, most of them would say that they hate it. There is not a specific cure for this "anti-knowledge fever", but many schools are taking a different route from the normal nine month school year. Year-round schooling is becoming more and more popular throughout the country. Currently, two million children are enrolled in schools that involve year-round schooling (mostly elementary schools). There are many advantages to year-round schooling that can, and will, help our nation and individuals prosper, as well as opening up a whole new form of education that could be effective to young students. Now, before you can learn about the positive aspects of year-round schooling, it is important that you learn what year-round schooling really is. Some people may think that year-round schooling involves a child to go to school year after year, non-stop with no breaks, but this is not what it really is. Year-round schooling is an educational system specifically designed to help stimulate the adolescent mind by keeping it constantly working in a school environment throughout the entire year. The school does stay open all year-round, and there is no summer vacation, but the summer vacation is not completely lost. Instead, the vacation time is divided up and distributed throughout the year, and the entire year is divided up into nine weeks of school followed by a three week vacation. This cycle is called the single track design and it takes place all year long. The cycle that the year-round school system is based on could actually improve student's education. With being in school all year teachers don't have to worry about having...
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