Washington state districts must provide at least 1,080 hours of instructional time to their yearly schedules for middle and high school students, as a new mandate goes into effect next year.
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December 31, 2013
November 01, 2013
The former California Governor was in Washington this week to discuss waiver proposals from school districts that would hand them greater leeway in spending aid under the federal after-school program.
October 29, 2013
Candidates both support extended learning but their differences lie in what their priorities would be and how they'd execute them.
October 21, 2013
The proposal under consideration by the Los Angeles Unified school district would bring the system in line with some area parochial schools, but it is not a sure bet yet.
October 15, 2013
The state is inviting school districts to submit proposals to extend the school day, week, or year in ways that improve academic learning.
October 14, 2013
Voters in Colorado will decide the fate of a ballot measure this fall that could result in more funding for extended learning time for kids.
October 11, 2013
Could later start times lead to more productive school days?
September 20, 2013
Four day weeks are one way districts are rethinking their schedules to allow for extra learning time.