Hi Class! A year round, or balanced school calender (approximately three months of school, then one month off, then repeat), is in the news for some school districts in Vancouver. The current school year is historically based in the need for help on the farm during the summer months. Given that few students currently help on the farm during July and August, some school boards are looking at changing the school year. What do you think about this concept? What are positive and/or negative outcomes of such a change?
This is a writing activity requiring a developed response. Support your arguments over several sentences.