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
Though cuts to after-school, summer, and extended learning time programs seemed likely at one point, the newly approved Every Student Succeeds Act actually includes a definition of expanded learning time for the first time.