Brevard County

This local school district is discussing year-round education

VIERA, Fla. — On Tuesday, Brevard Public Schools’ board decided to continue discussing year-round schooling.


School Board Chair Megan Wright asked for a deeper dive into the topic.

Meanwhile, some of her fellow board members expressed a need for more details on what year-round programs would look like.

The board gave school district staff the OK to create a calendar.

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Earlier this year, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law establishing a four-year pilot program for year-round schooling for Florida school districts beginning in the 2024-2025 school year to study the issues and benefits at selected schools.

Wright is asking fellow BPS board members to consider what year-round schooling would look like district-wide.

She believes year-round programs could benefit the district.

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Wright said she went to a year-round school, which is no longer year-round.

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