ERIC Number: ED332271
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
A Primer on Year-Round Education.
Association of California School Administrators, Sacramento. Foundation for Educational Administration.
An introduction to the issues involved in converting to one of the many 12-month school schedules is provided in this primer. A brief historical review of school calendars and a summary of various year-round education (YRE) plans is followed by a discussion of the advantages of adopting YRE and an analysis of variables for success or failure. Finally, existing laws, demographics, and effects on students and families are discussed. Current YRE districts are listed and an extensive bibliography is included. (LMI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alternate Day Schedules, Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Extended School Year, Flexible Scheduling, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Long Range Planning, Parent Attitudes, Policy Formation, School Schedules, Teacher Attitudes, Vacation Programs, Year Round Schools
Publication Sales, Association of California School Administrators, 1517 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 ($16.00 plus $1.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association of California School Administrators, Sacramento. Foundation for Educational Administration.