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Year-Round vs. Traditional School Calendar

12:00 AM ET Fri, 26 Aug 2016

For some kids, school is never out. As the long summer break ends for most students, about four percent of public schools are using a full year school calendar. Proponents say year-round learning, with short breaks throughout the year, helps stem the loss of math and reading skills over a long summer recess. But opponents say it can create scheduling conflicts for families with other kids not on the year-round schedule. We take a look at the pros and cons of disrupting the traditional school year.