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Hypothesis 2: YRS create significant administrative benefits.
Although this is an amorphous category, proponents argue that implementation of YRS create significant improvement in four specific areas: administrator burnout, teacher/staff/student absenteeism, utilization of facilities, and student discipline.
In a case study of Huntington Park High School, Jefferson County, California, Gitlin found that educators noticed immediate changes in the transition to a YRS program.
One potential worry for administrators in YRS systems is more difficulty in scheduling.
Research in support of this argument is not conclusive; there have been small isolated studies that reveal moderate increases in YRS student scores on standardized tests (Chula Vista, 1991, Alcorn, 1992).
There is a greater degree of consensus, however, on the beneficial effects of YRS on disadvantaged, special education, or bilingual education students.
Hypothesis 4: YRS create significant parental/community concerns.
Indeed, the most vehement objections to YRS are from those that fear disruptions in traditional family leisure patterns.
Parents may also find it inconvenient to have one child in a YRS and another in a traditional school.
Powerful digital mock-up technology and a collaborative design environment ensure that YRS engineers design efficiently and with precision.
YRS is headquartered in Singapore where it manages marketing and business development, and with procurement offices in Singapore, Houston and Yantai.
Some of the statements in this press release are forward-looking, including the statements regarding the potential success and benefits of YRS version 3.
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