Behind the Headline: School Districts in 5 States Will Lengthen Their Calendars
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School Districts in 5 States Will Lengthen Their Calendars
New York Times | 12/3/2012
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Time for School
Education Next | Winter 2010
In an effort to help low-achieving students catch up, schools in five states will be extending the school day and year in 2013-2014. An article published in Ed Next reviewed the research on extending the school year and found that expanding instructional time is as effective as other commonly discussed educational interventions intended to boost learning.