The Impact of a Year-Round School Calendar on College and Career Readiness as Measured by the SAT Scores of Urban High School Seniors

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Students might lose skills and knowledge accomplished in the school year throughout the summer break. The aim of the examination is to survey the effect of an all-year school plan on school and career preparedness, as determined by the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) marks of twelfth-grade students. SAT outcomes will be examined for urban high school students with a yearly calendar and pupils with a conventional school calendar. Through quantitative examination, the checking will use various independent t-tests for two free examples, which offered the effect of the school calendar. In view of the investigation of total scores of SATs, it was evident that the relationship between the all-year school calendar and the conventional one indicated a degree of measurable criticality. It was clear that the all-year school calendar is more viable; thus, the recommendation that the policymakers ought to recognize further reception and usage of the calendar model to easily prepare urban high school seniors for colleges and professions. The research further recommends that the stakeholders in education ought to organize student’s dependent on various demographic arrangements like age and sex to enhance the rightness of assessment dependent on SATs through which the students are set up for their next levels. With this, the research paper recommends extra research regarding the most adequate usage systems for a policy that controls the selection of the all-year calendar to approve the findings of the current research. Key words: examination, Scholastic Aptitude Test, school calendar.

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