A new report examines how redesigning and expanding school time can support implementation of the new standards for math and English/language arts.


A Chicago school, and many others, find ways to extend the reach of "blended learning" for children from impoverished families.


In his State of the State, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said he hopes to help districts restore the school days they cut during economic crisis as a way to save money.


The nonprofit TED (technology, engineering, design) recently launched an effort to get students presenting their own short, expert lectures.


A new online resource is zeroing in on helping staff in after-school STEM programs with the resources and skillsets necessary for effective instruction.


A town hall discussed the benefits of STEM competitions in interesting students in the subjects.


A Maryland middle school is using a mandate requiring added class time to offer a wide array of enrichment courses.


Research finds that students involved 4-H activities see greater improvements in "positive youth development" than their peers who participate in other out-of-school activities.


During his State of the State address, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposed increasing the school day and school year for the state's students as a way to improve learning outcomes.


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visited a Bronx middle school last week as part of his effort to promote the expansion of after-school programs.


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