The Future of Education

Reforming Time Spent in School

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Structure of School Year

  • The current 3 month summer structure is outdated.


  • Students can retain year much more efficiently.
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Start Times

  • Teenagers students typically need 9 hours of sleep per night


  • Studies showed tardiness and absences significantly decreased with later start times
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Block Schedule

  • More Variation For Teachers in the Classroom


  • Increases the Amount of Information Covered

Open Campus/ Career Exploration

  • Having an open campus offers the lessons needed in transitioning students to adulthood. Such lessons included: maturity, decision making, and independence.


  • Career exploration programs give students an opportunity to experience the real-world workplace.
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Bio

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