After 10 years, the nonprofit Every Hour Counts is adding 13 additional communities to its coalition of organizations that work to bring expanded-learning opportunities to underserved students.
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July 12, 2016
June 17, 2016
A new study examines the challenges Boston-area community-based organizations face when it comes to providing students with academic credit for expanded learning opportunities.
February 01, 2016
A new report from the American Youth Policy Forum supports collaboration between after-school programs and competency-based learning as a means to better prepare students for college and careers.
December 03, 2015
Schools with the longest hours tend to be charters and to serve a larger percentage of low-income, black, and Hispanic students than schools overall, according to a new report from the U. S. Government Accountability Office.
May 11, 2015
California's state board of education voted to seek a federal waiver so districts with failing schools can develop their own tutoring programs instead of having to hire outside providers.
April 22, 2015
Black students lost ground in reading while their white, Asian, and Latino classmates improved in a district program to prevent them from slipping during the transition from elementary to middle school.
April 17, 2015
The number of public schools adding time to the school day or year has doubled in the past two years, according to a new study, and, for the first time, traditional schools that have lengthened the day or year outnumber charter schools.
April 14, 2015
In an effort to save the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant, which funds after-school programs, a group of U.S. senators introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
April 03, 2015
New York State legislators increased funding for the state's after-school program despite Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to reduce its budget.
April 02, 2015
Getting the most out of longer school days and years means getting the best quality instruction, according to a new report from the National Center on Time and Learning.