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Year-round school: Difference-maker or waste of time?

By Daniel H. Robinson, Associate Dean of Research, College of Education, University of Texas at Arlington
Nicole Miller, Associate Professor of Elementary and Middle School Education, Mississippi State University
Contrary to how it sounds, “year-round” school usually doesn’t mean students going to school throughout the year – or for more days than other students. Often it just means switching up the calendar so that there’s not such a long summer break. Below, two education experts – Nicole Miller and Daniel H. Robinson – answer five questions about the modified school calendars known as year-round school.

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