A new study by the Center for American Progress finds that typical school schedules place hardships on working parents by averaging 29 days off a year excluding summer recess.
Students enrolled in the Early High School program at Littleton High School in Littleton, Colo., will take a mix of advanced 8th grade courses and typical 9th grade classes.
The report looked at data for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade during the 2012-2013, 2013-2014, and 2014-2015 school years and found a correlation between attendance and the ability to read at grade level.
Organizers say these clubs are designed to teach students about critical thinking not to introduce them to Satanism.
The GRAMMY Camp Weekend gives students a sense of the many careers options in the music industry, including those that don't require being able to sing or play an instrument.
For the past several weeks, this East Texas school has allowed students who arrive early to take courses based on teacher hobbies, and nearly 90 percent of them are taking advantage of it.
ExpandED Schools will use the three-year grant to support SEL initiatives in eight high-poverty middle schools with a goal of reaching 2,000 students.
The White House Council on Women and Girls has said one of the major obstacles facing marginalized girls is lack of access to extracurricular programs.
The national nonprofit Playworks recently announced a major expansion that would bring the organization's program, with its emphasis the importance of recess and playground lessons in cooperation and teamwork, to more elementary schools around the country.
Data from a South Carolina school district show that students taking part in an after-school program that focuses on social and emotional learning had better attendance and better behavior than their nonparticipating peers.