A small, rural school district in West Texas has adopted a four-day school week option for next year in the hopes that struggling students will attend on the optional fifth day for tutoring.


ExpandED Schools, a nonprofit based in New York City, is using leap year to draw attention to the benefits of extended-learning time.


The executive director of Afterschool Alliance says under President Obama's budget proposal more than 100,000 kids would lose access to quality after-school programs.


A new national initiative is working with out-of-school programs to help them bolster their STEM-education offerings through funding, training, and networking.


Some case studies conducted in California last year are suggesting that low-income students are best served by summer programs that focus on making learning fun rather than remediation.


A new report explores how eight successful extended-learning programs in seven states worked to build an array of social and emotional skills in students.


A group of self-described 'recess moms' is behind a bill that would mandate that students in Florida elementary schools have 20 minutes of unstructured play time each school day.


A new report from the American Youth Policy Forum supports collaboration between after-school programs and competency-based learning as a means to better prepare students for college and careers.


Get to know Marva Hinton, the new contributing writer overseeing the Time and Learning blog.


A report from the National Center on Time and Learning explores how three U.S. schools are using expanded school days to provide extra support for English-language learners


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