Five days a week students wake up and get ready to go to school for a draining seven hours not one class goes by without multiple students yawning i think it would be very beneficial to students and even teachers to have a shorter school day of course kids have to go to school. It seems like educational systems in the us are always looking for new solutions to improve their effectiveness for students, and one of the newest trends in such a reform is a shorter school week. About one-third of schools in colorado are using a 4-day school week as schools in other states and parenting international / uk k-12 career index career index more schools considering longer days, 4 elementary school kids, longer days on a shorter school week would hurt their. As longer school days become more popular, educators are making sure that additional time is more than just change for change's sake. In general, urban districts tend to have a shorter school day than suburban districts and rural schools tend to have the longest days.
Category: opinion essay title: students need shorter school days. School days should be shorter i recently spent 3 months in germany going to school from 8:00 to 12:30 pm every day students there seem to learn just as much as we do, but in less time they have more time in the afternoon to be with friends these are the reasons why the school day should be. She said parents are interested in this and that adding minutes to the school day is happening all across the state and the country she said summer breaks are getting shorter and she feels that children need more time to be children gwin. A chicago board of education member on wednesday raised the prospect of shortening the city's school year to save money, though officials held off on publicly outlining steps being weighed to fill a budget gap chicago public schools has ordered four furlough days for its employees. What's more, many of the best schools in the world actually have shorter school days than the us, suggesting that it's not more time that students need in the classroom but better instruction and more support from teachers.
Shorter school days all students have ever complained about in school is the hours school starts way too early, ends way too late, and happens way too often. School districts consider shorter school days for several reasons, including saving money and providing students the ability to participate in more extracurricular activities shortening the school. First grade in finland: every day is a half day june 3, 2015 7 comments every day i see first graders who thrive with shorter school days in finland they can (and often do) spend hours engaged in deep play long after the school day has ended.
The typical school year for most kids in the united states is about 180 days long students usually spend about six and a half hours a day in school according to some education experts, that may not be enough time. Four-day schools represent a dramatic trend in idaho education and an unproven experiment this year, 91 percent of idaho's public school student body, or 26,881 students, will spend just four days per week in school their days run 45 minutes to an hour longer than a five-day school these. Shorter school days quotes - 1 my school days were the happiest days of my life which should give you some indication of the misery i've endured over the past twenty-five years read more quotes and sayings about shorter school days.
Bozeman students will attend school 174 days next year six days less than usual - and enjoy more three-day weekends as the public schools try out a new calendar.
Is your school day too short by holly is long enough i work after school and have friends to hang out with and homework to do more people would drop out of school, but if you make the days shorter but creat more vocational clases for students like me that love to do. Longer school days ahead for arlington isd students january 4, 2016 at 7:01 pm arlington is hoping it can push all those minutes into a shorter school year ask a sixth grader like haley espinoza how they feel about spending an extra nine minutes in school every day. Get shorter, al 36075 home and garden weather forecasts including the 3 day morning school bus stop forecast and school related articles and videos from accuweathercom. With money tight at local school districts, north allegheny school director ralph pagone has an idea -- shorten the school year by a few days. School days: how the us compares with other countries by drew desilver because of variations in the length of both the school day and the school year, the best basis for comparison is total number of instructional hours per school year. Time for school when the comparing a district with a long school year to one with a shorter year historically often amounted to university of virginia researcher sarah hastedt has shown that closures that eliminated 10 school days reduced math and reading performance on the.