State-by-state YRS history and other information
This page will be continually updated, as time permits, with
state-by-state information on YRS developments and histories. (Also
see The Reject List for state-by-state list of school districts that
Texas retreats from YR calendar.
State-by-state YRS legislation.
Last updated May 30, 2002
Texas Says Adios to Year-round School
of the declining popularity of the year-round calendar can be
found in the following data from the Texas Education Agency.
Enrollment peaked in 1997-98 school year, with 187,774 and dwindled to 63,037 four years later. For more information see the Texas Education Agency web site www.tea.state.tx.us/field/yre.html
YEAR-ROUND EDUCATION IN TEXAS
|School Year||No. YR Districts||No. YR Campuses||YR Student Enrollment|
plus 6 charter schools
plus 12 charter schools
|Information provided by the Texas Education Agency|
States with YRS-related legislation
A report issued by the Education Commission of the States in 1997 found 25 states that had passed some kind of year-round school-related state law. The report with a state-by-state summary of the laws can be found at the following web address: