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.
New research finds that a majority of parents want to send their children to a summer learning program this summer.
The Annenberg Institute for School Reform has developed a set of indicators that districts, schools, and community groups can use to measure their progress towards more and better learning time.
A Twitter chat this week hosted by Education Week Teacher asked educators to discuss and debate issues related to student learning in the summer months.
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance has published a new review of extended learning time research.
The Congressional Research Service has published a brief on year-round education.
The Washington Teachers Union has asked its members to vote against extending the day at their schools.
A task force convened by the Maryland General Assembly recommends that the state require districts to start the school year after Labor Day, in spite of educator opposition to the idea.
A recent report from the Clayton Christensen Institute looks at how blended learning is being used to support competency-based education in 13 New Hampshire schools.
New York has chosen the school districts that will receive funding from its Extended Learning Time grant program.