The purpose of this study was to examine if year-round calendar schooling is more effective academically than a traditional calendar system. Specifically, it investigated if there is a difference between elementary students' ISTEP+ passing percentage averages for year-round versus traditional calendar schools from the years 2002 to 2005. This study further investigated subgroups of low socio-economic status, minority, and special education students in year-round schools versus traditional calendar schools.These proficiencies were set as guidelines rather than mandates and offered no penalty for noncompliance. ... as measured by the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) passing percentages (IDOE, 2006c).
|Title||:||A Comparative Study of Student Achievement Between Traditional Calendar Schools and Year-round Schools in Indiana|
|Author||:||Robert Joseph Evans|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|