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The steady elimination of year-round schools became a key priority years ago for many educators, who trace LAUSD's persistent academic performance problems to decades of year-round schooling.
Despite the resistance to change, 16 states currently have a specific policy allowing year-round schools and 34 states have districts with year-round schools.
Year-round schools are the answer to stimulating student learning, suggests Lawrence Smith, chair of the Elementary Education Department, Ball State University, Muncie, Ind.
The Pinnacle Schools offer a private, year-round school for grades 6-12.
The funding for charters would come from annual cuts of 20 percent, beginning in 2008-09 and running for the next four years, from the state's Year-Round School Grant.
The fearless Jenney championed controversial causes like merit pay and year-round schools.
Since that time, organizations that provide summer camp experiences for youth have expressed concern about the impact of year-round school on their livelihood.
The year-round school program was originally developed by Park View Elementary School in Mooresville to provide students with a more continuous learning pattern.