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Here's What Year-Round Schooling Looks Like (Video)

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Students in about 4 percent of public schools in the U.S. attend schools that operate on a year-round schedule, where shorter, more frequent breaks with schools have replaced a long summer break. But the data on how the 'balanced calendar' affects student achievement is quite mixed.

In this video, Education Week Correspondent Lisa Stark visits a school in Holt, Mich. that operates on a year-round schedule, which leaders at Sycamore Elementary hope will reverse summer learning loss brought on by a traditional school calendar.


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