Block Scheduling

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Block scheduling is the restructuring of the school day into classes that are much longer than the original 50-minute periods. A block schedule is different than the traditional 50-minute six to seven period days because it limits the number of classes in a school day to four and increases class time to 90 minutes. The proposed plan is to the disadvantage of the student. Students who miss a day of school due to any reason will …

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…not graduating on time. The traditional six to seven day periods are better that the accelerated 4x4 block plan. The traditional schedule helps to keep students on task in class and keeps the work to a minimum for those students who miss classes. The traditional schedule is also better for weak teachers and for those students who transfer into the school after the year has begun. Block scheduling would only cause problems in our school