Vermont public schools have until next fall to prepare for a new law requiring all middle and high school students to have personalized learning plans that map out a path to college and/or career.
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October 23, 2014
September 05, 2014
Attendance and test scores increase at a Connecticut elementary school now in its third year of an extended school day.
September 02, 2014
Minnesota offers free, full-day kindergarten for the first time to help close the opportunity gap.
August 25, 2014
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new policy statement declaring that middle and high schools should delay their start times to ensure that adolescents and teenagers get enough sleep.
August 14, 2014
More high schools are starting the day later as a growing body of research finds that teens' grades and health are suffering due to sleep deprivation.
August 07, 2014
A new policy paper argues that the exact number of hours preschoolers spend in class should be reported and studied, rather than the "half-day" and "full-day" labels.
July 23, 2014
Students at year-round schools from North Carolina to Oregon are heading back to class already.
July 03, 2014
The Congressional Research Service has published a brief on year-round education.
July 01, 2014
A task force convened by the Maryland General Assembly recommends that the state require districts to start the school year after Labor Day, in spite of educator opposition to the idea.
June 19, 2014
At the same time, individual student absences caused by moderately snowy weather do reduce test scores, according to the analysis.