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February 25, 2014

Report Probes Early Experience in Tennessee With Extended Learning Time

The Tennessee Comptroller's office gives a peek into how the state's low-performing schools are implementing extended learning time.

January 31, 2014

Report: Longer School Day Can Help Common-Core Implementation

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

January 07, 2014

New Resource Tracks Legislation on Expanded Learning Time

The interactive resource provides up-to-date information on state policies and legislation concerning expanded learning time.

January 02, 2014

Iowa Eyes Pilot Program for Extended Learning Time

Iowa officials are considering a proposal from the state education agency to create a $1 million pilot program for extended learning time in schools.

December 18, 2013

Kansas Governor Offers $80 Million Plan to Support Full-Day Kindergarten

Currently, the state funds half-day kindergarten, and districts kick in local funds to support full-day kindergarten if they want to offer it.

December 18, 2013

Report Spotlights Use of Extended Learning Time With NCLB Waivers

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.

December 06, 2013

Report Examines Community Schools and Expanded Learning Opportunities

A new study reveals the mutually beneficial interaction between community schools and expanded learning opportunities and highlights best practices.

November 27, 2013

Colo. District Offers Window Into Experiments With Longer School Day

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.

November 20, 2013

Expanded Learning Organization Names Former Treasury Secretary to Board

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.

November 15, 2013

Multistate Effort to Extend Learning Day Reaches More Schools

A partnership between two organizations seeks to close educational disparities by adding hours onto the school day.

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