As a new state requirement in Minnesota kicks in that all schools provide full-day kindergarten free of charge, districts are preparing to accommodate the influx of students.
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November 19, 2013
November 07, 2013
On Tuesday, Colorado's voters rejected an amendment to the state constitution that would have increased funding for extended learning in the the state's public schools.
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 10, 2013
Schools are making last minute changes and dealing with disappointed kids as museums and national parks are closed because of the government shutdown.
September 20, 2013
Cities are doing more to coordinate afterschool programs, but there is still work to be done