Several countries around the world have year-round schooling or schooling programs. Some of these countries include China, Japan, Nigeria, Australia, South Korea and North Korea. The school terms in these countries typic... More »

Most schools in the United States do not operate as year-round schools. As of 2013, some key statistics regarding year-round schools include 3,181 students are enrolled in year-round schools in the United States, 10 perc... More »

Minimizing the risks of student and teacher burnout, rotating classroom schedules due to space challenges and optimizing use of facilities are common motives for year-round schools. Loss of family vacation time in the su... More »

Rustic Pathways provides travel and service programs for students and families that allows them to visit countries throughout the world. The organization works to empower students through travel and offers them experienc... More » Education K-12

As of 2015, free home schooling materials and information are available on many websites, including, and provides a list of hundre... More » Education K-12

While home schooling has grown in popularity as of 2015 and become a viable educational option, the decision to home-school depends on numerous factors including the parents' availability and qualifications and the child... More » Education K-12

In general, a home schooling curriculum must follow a state- or federally-designated course of study that covers topics ranging from reading, writing, science, social studies and art, among others, but the basic subjects... More » Education K-12