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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578868797
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 01/16/2009
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Kneese is a retired associate professor of educational administration at Texas A&M-Commerce. Charles Ballinger is executive director, Emeritus of the National Association for Year-Round Education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 Excerpts from the Media and Public Perceptions Chapter 3 Summer Vacation of Our Discontent Chapter 4 Restructuring American Experiment Chapter 5 U.S. Students Need Longer School Year Chapter 6 Poll Says Floridians Willing to Accept Year-Round Schools Part 7 Perspectives from Stakeholders Chapter 8 Balanced Calendar Schools: A Case for Combining Structural Change and Transformative Leadership Chapter 9 The Modified Calendar: Benefits for Teachers Chapter 10 Report on School and Community Attitudes to Modified School Calendars Chapter 11 Experiencing School Year-Round: An Administrator's Perspective Part 12 Reports of the Practice and the Various Models (Practitioner Experiences in Single-Track, Multi-Track, All-Year Learning, Extended-Year, and the Five-Term Models) Chapter 13 Effects of Year-Round Education Upon Performance Indicators Chapter 14 Multi-Tracking in School Calendar Reform Chapter 15 Grounding Calendar Change: A Call for Re-Imagining Continuous Learning Chapter 16 Beyond Mere Balancing of the Calendar: A Comprehensive Time Reform Model Chapter 17 An English Perspective on Calendar Reform through an Examination of School's Innovatory Practices

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