Students enrolled in the Early High School program at Littleton High School in Littleton, Colo., will take a mix of advanced 8th grade courses and typical 9th grade classes.
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October 28, 2016
October 10, 2016
For the past several weeks, this East Texas school has allowed students who arrive early to take courses based on teacher hobbies, and nearly 90 percent of them are taking advantage of it.
June 10, 2016
An elementary school in Tacoma, Wash., began offering optional classes on Saturday this year and saw students make big gains in reading and math.
April 29, 2016
A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning profiles three historically low-performing elementary schools that adopted an extended-day schedule and saw impressive gains with low-income students.
February 29, 2016
A group of New York lawmakers is pushing a plan to spend $765 million dollars to increase access to after-school programs, community-learning schools, and all-day kindergarten.
February 18, 2016
A small, rural school district in West Texas has adopted a four-day school week option for next year in the hopes that struggling students will attend on the optional fifth day for tutoring.
February 16, 2016
ExpandED Schools, a nonprofit based in New York City, is using leap year to draw attention to the benefits of extended-learning time.
February 05, 2016
A new report explores how eight successful extended-learning programs in seven states worked to build an array of social and emotional skills in students.
February 01, 2016
Get to know Marva Hinton, the new contributing writer overseeing the Time and Learning blog.
December 10, 2015
Though cuts to after-school, summer, and extended learning time programs seemed likely at one point, the newly approved Every Student Succeeds Act actually includes a definition of expanded learning time for the first time.