Document Number: 9193Focus on the Alternative School Calendar: Year-Round School Programs and Update on the Four-Day School Week - This report provides an overview of year-round programs and examines the advantages and challenges that are inherent to most, if not all, of these programs. It also provides an update on actions relating to the four-day school week. Although only a small percentage of schools in the SREB region have year-round programs in operation, it is important for education leaders and legislators to explore whether this type of calendar contributes to stronger academic achievement results for students. (SREB, January 2011)...
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