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A new concept of schooling is stretching across America. All year school keeps students in school throughout the entire year. All year school may seem like it would increase the students learning abilities and their test scores, but it is not exactly what

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It is often said that "The beautiful about learning is that no one can take it away from you". This shows how important knowledge is. A good educational system can make people accept knowledge effectively. A new concept of schooling is stretching across America. All year school keeps students in school throughout the entire year. All year school may seem like it would increase the students learning abilities and their test scores, but it is not exactly what it seems. All year school could prove to be detrimental to students and taxpayers because there will be more school maintenance costs if schools are opened for longer, student may miss out on opportunities to join outdoor activities or take a long-distant trip in summer holidays, and student will have less time to learn from life experiences. Firstly, all-year school may increase taxpayers costs by paying teachers higher wages and extra maintenance costs during July and August. For instance, in Tempe, AZ, a high school experienced an increase of $157,000 per year in operating costs. Similar increases have been reported by other Arizona schools using an All-Year calender. ...read more.

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This may affect the education quality. With all these factors, taxpayers have to pay more taxes to ensure the education system can work effectively. Secondly, summertime is an important part of a teenager's life. Teenagers can join different kinds of outdoor activities during two months holiday. They often join summer camps, have picnics, or take a trip to other countries to learn different culture. Teens are active. These outdoor activities provide chances to let teenagers let off some steam. Without enough time to do outdoor exercise, students may easier to get tired. According to the recent survey, above 30% students said they have to cut their sporting and family activities in half because of the all-year schedule. There are some students who have difficulty with attention, they are not ready for longer periods of time are unlikely to get more out of a longer school day. This may increase the amount of behavioral issues in the classroom. Take a trip is also a good way for students to discover and explore their talents and interests. ...read more.

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In life, you are given a test that teaches you a lesson". Students who have financial difficulties may not be able to earn enough money to support for college or university. Because of the financial difficulties, teens may have to work after school every day to earn enough money. It is very hard to balance between work and learning. Therefore, working may affect their grades or even college application. As a result, the loss overweights the gain. Why don't we take full advantage of the two months holidays? Teenagers can use two months holidays to solve their financial problem, and they can gain real life experiences from work. It is a good way to kill twp birds with one stone. As I have known, there are less than 5% schools are using a all-year schedule in North America. All year school is experimental. Although it has several benefits, but there are more shortages than benefits for having an all-year school schedule. All year school lacks of budgets, reasonable time arrangements, and life experiences for students. Therefore, in my opinion, all year school is not feasible for nowadays society. ...read more.

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