2 edition of Evaluations of year-round school programs. found in the catalog.
Evaluations of year-round school programs.
Debra D. Nygaard
Bibliography: p. 36-37.
|Statement||[Study conducted and reported by Debra D. Nygaard.|
|Series||Educational Research Service, inc. Research brief, Research brief (Educational Research Service (Arlington, Va.))|
|LC Classifications||LB3034 .N93|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 37 p.|
|Number of Pages||37|
|LC Control Number||74174453|
Out-of-school time (OST) can be essential for at-risk students to develop basic academic skills. Education research lab McREL studied a variety of programs across the country to determine how OST programs are being used to help this population. A Statewide Evaluation of Academic Achievement in Year-Round Schools Article in The Journal of Educational Research 95(2) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Bradley J. Mcmillen.
achievement between year round and traditional students in an urban middle school Mitchell-Hoefer, Found no significant differences in the reading and math scores of students in grades three through five who attended year-round and traditional calendar schools Findings suggest that factors such as culture, population. This book reviews all aspects of restructuring the school- year calendar; presents concepts and pertinent research pertaining to school calendar reform; and examines the theory of year-round education so the general public, educators, and policymakers might better .
The effectiveness of the existing year-round schools was evaluated recently by Bethany Prohm, Evaluation Intern, and Nancy Baenen, Director of the Evaluation and Research Department, to determine whether students in year-round schools show achievement and attendance equal to or higher than those in traditional schools, and whether parents and. Ohio School for the Deaf (OSD) Provides support and education to Ohio’s deaf and hard of hearing students from age 6 weeks up through high school. They offer year-round after school programs, summer programs, family events and more.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nygaard, Debra D. Evaluations of year-round school programs. Arlington, Va.] Educational Research Service, inc. Most of the evaluations analyze costs; student achievement; and the attitudes of the community, parents, students, and teachers toward the program.
Several of the evaluations also discuss administrator attitudes and duties, and one program evaluation considers the effect of their school's year-round program on extracurricular : Debra D. Nygaard. This volume provides a comprehensive, research-based explanation of the concept and practice of year-round school scheduling.
It reviews a variety of alternative school schedules and contrasts them with the traditional schedules, by showing the effects of year-round schooling on the students, staff, and by: Year-round schooling is a solution of some problems which the US education system is facing.
It best solves the dilemma with of over-crowded school facilities. When schools decide on what year-round education scheme exactly want to implement, at first they have to estimate their needs.
One of the most prominent issues emerging in local government is the move to year-round public education. Advocates of year-round schools argue that shorter and more frequent breaks throughout the school year enhance student learning and retention, reduce costs, ease overcrowding, and, contrary to popular critiques, pose no significant staffing and/or administrative problems (Ballinger, Other programs with required evaluations are listed below.
The evaluation reports and executive summaries are available in PDF format from the links below. Texas Fitness Now The Texas Fitness Now (TFN) program provided grants to support in-school physical. Currently, when a school district designs a year-round school, the teachers are offered the option of teaching in that school or in a school with a traditional schedule.
Most year-round schools, rather than finding a dearth of teachers, find that many more teachers are interested than are needed. The Optional Flexible School Day Program (OFSDP) allows districts to provide flexible hours and days of attendance for students who meet at least one of the requirements of the Texas Education Code §(a).
The goal of the program is to improve graduation rates for students who are in. This report details the technical aspects of a evaluation of Year-Round Schools (YRS) in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
It is part of a combined effort to assess voluntary integration programs and is designed to inform the district's policy-makers on the progress the district has made in relieving the harms of racial isolation. A Prologue considers the general context affecting Cited by: 1.
Evaluating the Year-Round School System. Almost 2 million students attend year-round schools today, an increase of % in the last 12 years. Will your kids be the next to kiss that long summer vacation goodbye. If your school system is busting at the seams, your school board may already be considering the idea.
Specifically, staff were directed to determine which Virginia school divisions have implemented year-round schools and conduct a comprehensive analysis of each year-round school, examine year-round schools utilized in other states and countries, and review the Board of Education’s procedure for approving year-round Size: 5MB.
Schools worldwide strive for these goals. But what is year-round education and how can it help schools. "Year-round education is a change in the school year calendar so the long summer vacation of the traditional school year is reduced to some degree," explains Charles Ballinger, executive director of the National Association for Year-Round Education (NAYRE).
Year-round calendars account for percent of all public schools in the country, according to the NCES data. Inalmost 11 percent of year-round schools were : Madeline Will.
Inthe Socorro Independent School District began phasing in year-round education with intersession programs to improve academic achievement and better serve a rapidly increasing population. Every school now follows a schedule of 60 weekdays on, 20 weekdays off.
Year-round education (YRE) is not a typical alternative way to deliver the curriculum. It is, however, an alternative way to construct the school calendar. It may have positive effects on student achievement, especially for disadvantaged students. Both traditional and some year-round school calendars can have days of instruction.
The Year Round School Model Essay Words | 7 Pages. The Year-Round School Model The issue of year-round schools is not a new one, nor is it without its supporters and detractors. Each camp can either logically defend its views on the viability and success of year-round schools or can argue against it equally articulately.
Findings from nonexperimental and small scale quasi-experimental studies of community programs for youth provided the foundation for the descriptions in Chapter 5 of programs considered to be effective by participants, evaluators, observers, and qualitative researchers.
In this chapter we summarize the committee’s review of findings from experimental and large-scale quasi-experimental. Year-Round & Extended Year Schools In schools following year-round schedules, instructional days are distributed acr 11, or 12 months rather than the traditional nine-month calendar.
Summer break may be shorter, while other breaks, known as intercessions, may be added during typical times of transition such as the end of the semester.
Administrators, faculty, and parents have been weighing the pros and cons of year-round schooling for a long time.
They cite a variety of reasons for this scheduling change: growing school enrollments, working parents, and shrinking budgets. Hundreds of school districts in the USA and Canada have adopted year-round school schedules and many more are considering the option.
ERIC ED Annotated Bibliography on Year-Round School Programs. Item Preview remove-circle This annotated bibliography is a selected listing of 11 books and pamphlets, three dissertations, and 31 articles on year-round school programs published since The documents listed explore the effects on cost and educational quality of (1.
Evaluating educational programs is an emerging profession, and Educational Testing Service (ETS) has played an active role in its development. The term program evaluation only came into wide use in the mids, when efforts at systematically assessing programs multiplied.
The purpose of this kind of evaluation is to provide information to Author: Samuel Ball.Each year, U.S. News publishes a list of the Best High Schools in America.
For the school year, U.S. News ranked over 2, schools – some of the names topping the list were BASIS Scottsdale (AZ), Meridian School (TX), and the Baccalaureate School for Global Education (NY). If you were to peruse the list of Best High Schools, you.Anne is a born again believer in Jesus Christ.
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