@Barhopper123 : Actually new caney started this kind of calendar & our superintendent went to go talk to them to get on same page they didn't want to. I was bummed bc I work for new caney & my kids go to humble.
@Gammyof2 : Well I don't get paid much at all so the time off helps. If you sign up to be. A teacher or para that's the way the world works Husband works half the year w his schedule. He gets more days off on his shift work so sometimes the world works in favor just have to find those jobs.
This calendar has so many positive things going for it that it would be hard to list them all. It's the same number of instructional days, just configured differently. Kids get bored and don't retain what they learned with a 3 month long summer. The craziness of the pandemic has made the short breaks an extra blessing to educators. I'm retired, but would have loved this schedule when I worked for Humble ISD.
@Fluffycakes : I have nothing but respect and admiration for teachers - good teachers. You are a good teacher. I just do not believe the children benefit having a week off nearly every month throughout the school year. Back in my day (hundred years ago), we started the day after Labor Day and ended the Friday before Memorial Day. Had the week of Thanksgiving off, 2 weeks for Christmas and a week at Easter. That was it. But like I said, that was a hundred years ago, back when we chiseled out homework on a large rock.
@asasolid2r : I'm talking about the new superintendent. He had a meeting w then when school started about calendar What the old one did I have no clue wel we do know now lol . That's on him in jail lol.