States may not be taking full advantage of the opportunity to integrate expanded learning time into school-turnaround plans they have promised to deliver in return for receiving federal waivers.
The Smithsonian's new hands-on learning center encourages teenagers to find the connection science has to their lives each day.
Homework is a perennial issue of debate in schools and communities. One high school is now fobidding it on certain nights of the week.
A new study reveals the mutually beneficial interaction between community schools and expanded learning opportunities and highlights best practices.
A new Florida bill would prevent school districts from starting the high school day before 8 a.m.
The Afterschool Alliance released the first of two issue briefs focused on after-school STEM education programs, addressing the value of partnerships in developing and maintaining these programs.
Schools continue to take advantage of federal funding for afterschool meals, encouraging better nutrition and afterschool enrichment.
It's one thing to make a decision to extend the school day. It's another to decide what exactly to do with that time, and to work out the logistics.
Through a series of reports, a California-based coalition is encouraging schools to take full advantage of their summers by using the time to prevent learning loss and encourage social, emotional, and academic growth in students.
Larry Summers, a former Harvard University president who served as a top economic adviser in the Clinton and Obama administrations, will chair the board of Citizen Schools, a Boston nonprofit.