More high schools are starting the day later as a growing body of research finds that teens' grades and health are suffering due to sleep deprivation.


A new policy paper argues that the exact number of hours preschoolers spend in class should be reported and studied, rather than the "half-day" and "full-day" labels.


In New York City, the shift to an earlier start time for hundreds of schools is angering some parents.


A Connecticut school's year-long failed experiment with a longer school day might have some key takeaways.


Girl Scouts and Girls Inc. officials shared ideas on how after-school programs can help broaden girls' horizons in a webinar hosted by the Afterschool Alliance.


An extra hour of reading instruction is coming to 300 of Florida's lowest-performing schools in the fall, but some local parents are criticizing the plans.


Students at year-round schools from North Carolina to Oregon are heading back to class already.


The report from the Afterschool Alliance studies outcomes from 11 after-school STEM programs that have a reputation for excellence.


The Noble Charter School Network's "Summer of a Lifetime" program sends sophomores to college campuses in the summer.


Nearly $11 million in grants will fund 68 after-school programs across the state of New York that provide educational, recreational, and cultural activities for young people.


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