Latest Year-round school Stories
By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Parents would get early warnings in the mail before Christmas. If a nine-month school were definitely going to a year-round schedule, parents would get a final notice before April.
By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 31--The Beaufort County School District has scheduled the first meeting of a committee charged with recommending one calendar for all schools, even as the district continues to search for members, a district official said.
By Ronda Gregory, The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va. Jul. 30--Local educators and education administrators say going to a yearround school calendar, though problematic, is worth checking out. "I think it's a novel idea," Monongalia County Schools Superintendent Frank Devono said.
Gov. Joe Manchin says county school boards and state lawmakers should begin investigating year-round schooling, a system he says could make for a stronger work force in the future.
By Mike Wilder, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jun. 22--North Graham Elementary School has operated on a year-round schedule since 2000. This year, Eastlawn and Haw River elementary schools will begin operating on that schedule.