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Title Year-round schools [electronic resource] / Adriane Ruggiero, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 109 p. ; 24 cm.
Series At issue. Education
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-106) and index.
Contents Revising the current school calendar has many implications / Elena Silva -- Year-round schooling offers benefits over a traditional calendar / Charles Ballinger and Carolyn Kneese -- The traditional school calendar worked in the past and can continue to work in the future / Robin Lockett Carter -- Extended-time schools benefit students / Jennifer Davis -- Extended-time school programs pose problems for parents and students / Philissa Cramer -- Year-round schooling helps struggling students to achieve / Joe Ann Barton -- Summer vacation is no longer necessary / Frederick M. Hess -- Summer break is important to students and families / Joe Matthews -- Schools on a balanced calendar make better use of time / Joan Hamilton ... [et al.] -- Extending the school calendar is often a last recourse for low-performing schools / V. Dion Haynes -- Teachers have greater job satisfaction in year-round schools / Shelly Gismondi-Haser and Ilham Nasser -- Multi-tracking is not for everyone / Glori Chaika.
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Subject Year-round schools -- Juvenile literature.
Year-round schools.
Added Author Ruggiero, Adriane.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737737912 (hardcover)
0737737913 (hardcover)
9780737737929 (pbk.)
0737737921 (pbk.)
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