The Education Exchange: Can Year-Round School Calendars Help Beat the “Burnout” Problem?

“Zombie” reform distracts from more effective ideas

Photo of Paul T. von HippelThe professor and associate dean for research in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, Paul T. von Hippel, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how schools’ adopting year-round calendars won’t undo learning losses accrued during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“Busting the Myths About Year-Round School Calendars,” co-written with Jennifer Graves, is available now.

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