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September 05, 2014

Connecticut School Gets Attendance Bump From Longer Days

Attendance and test scores increase at a Connecticut elementary school now in its third year of an extended school day.

September 02, 2014

Free, Full-Day Kindergarten Begins for Minnesota Children

Minnesota offers free, full-day kindergarten for the first time to help close the opportunity gap.

August 27, 2014

New York Takes First Step Toward Universal Pre-K

A massive universal, full-day prekindergarten program begins in New York state with the first of five annual grants of $340 million.

August 04, 2014

Hundreds of N.Y.C. Schools Will Start the Day Earlier This Fall

In New York City, the shift to an earlier start time for hundreds of schools is angering some parents.

July 31, 2014

Lessons From One School's Failed Experiment With a Longer Day

A Connecticut school's year-long failed experiment with a longer school day might have some key takeaways.

July 24, 2014

Extending School Day for Reading: Good for Students or Recipe for Burnout?

An extra hour of reading instruction is coming to 300 of Florida's lowest-performing schools in the fall, but some local parents are criticizing the plans.

July 18, 2014

Assessing Efforts to Extend Learning Time: A How-to Guide

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.

July 15, 2014

New Federal Report Reviews Extended Learning Time Research

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.

July 02, 2014

Teachers Reject Plans in D.C. to Extend the School Day

The Washington Teachers Union has asked its members to vote against extending the day at their schools.

June 25, 2014

N.Y. Awards Grants for Extended Learning Time to Nine Districts

New York has chosen the school districts that will receive funding from its Extended Learning Time grant program.

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