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Document Number: 11080

Redesigning and Expanding School Time to Support Common Core Implementation - The case is made for expanding learning time for teachers while expanding it for students as well, being careful not to use that extra time to do more of the same. As the Common Core kicks in, teachers need to prepare for the transition to more rigorous standards and devote additional class time to richer, more personalized learning; students need additional time to grasp more difficult content. This brief includes recommendations for policymakers at the national, state and local levels to ease the way. (David A. Farbman, David J. Goldberg and Tiffany D. Miller, Center for American Progress, January 2014)...

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