Dallas may drop block schedules

12/18/2002 | Dallas Morning News (free registration), The

The Dallas Independent School District is studying the effectiveness of block scheduling, which trades traditional 50- to 55-minute classes for 90-minute classes spread over two days. Although proponents of the system say it allows for more in-depth study, DISD is evaluating whether the impact block scheduling has on staff time and resources.

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