ERIC Number: ED396364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Year-Round Education: History, Philosophy, Future. Educational Futures Trilogy.
In the 21st century learning should be continuously available. This book traces the evolution of year-round school schedules from 1840-1980 in the United States and documents the many innovative educational programs of the past. It also describes the status, philosophy, calendars, and strategies of the 1990s and offers forecasts for continuous learning approaches that may emerge by 2020. The book provides the rationales for replacing traditional school schedules and describes previous efforts to change the 9-month traditional calendar and future concepts of educational innovation. Contains 302 references arranged chronologically. (LMI)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Curriculum, Extended School Day, Extended School Year, Flexible Scheduling, Futures (of Society), Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Education, Open Education, School Organization, School Schedules
National Association for Year-Round Education, P.O. Box 711386, San Diego, CA 92171-1386 ($14).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Year-Round Education, San Diego, CA.
Note: For other volumes in the series, see EA 027 499-500.