Study: Young students gain little from modified schedules

Children in year-round kindergarten and first-grade may not learn more than students following traditional calendars, according to a new study by a researcher at Ohio State University, presented at a recent American Sociological Association conference. The study compared test scores of public and private elementary students with those of students attending schools with year-round schedules, meaning they spread vacations over the entire year without adding more school days.

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