Replication data for: The Impact of Year-Round Schooling on Academic Achievement: Evidence from Mandatory School Calendar Conversions

Kathryn E. Rouse & Steven C. McMullen
In 2007, 22 Wake County, North Carolina traditional calendar schools were switched to year-round calendars, spreading the 180 instructional days evenly across the year. This paper presents a human capital model to illustrate the conditions under which these calendars might affect achievement. We then exploit the natural experiment to evaluate the impact of year-round schooling on student achievement using a multi-level fixed effects model. Results suggest that year-round schooling has essentially no impact on academic...
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