Is it finally time for year-round school? See more national education news here

| August 25, 2020

By Darcy Sprague • The Hechinger Report

…The pandemic has raised awareness of the many roles schools play — providing everything from free meals to Internet access and caring adults — and also of the learning losses that kids experience when they’re out of school. Even in a normal year, many educators see a  “summer slide,” as students return to the classroom with diminished knowledge after the long break. … Nationally, educators and officials have floated one possible solution: year-round school. Under this model, which has existed in parts of the country for decades, schools operate with shorter, more frequent breaks throughout the year, rather than one lengthy summer vacation.

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