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Document Number: 11087

Financing Expanded Learning Time in Schools - With new research and examples of how increased learning time can yield better outcomes, more schools are looking to join the 1,500 that have gone down that path. But how to pay for it? This brief identifies five district schools that answer key questions: (1) How much do schools pay for expanded time, specifically how much per hour and per student? (2) How are costs allocated across categories of school expenditures? (3) What are key sources of funding to cover each model? (4) What are the benefits for teaching and learning? (David A. Farbman, Sharon Deich and Heather Clapp PadgetteNational Center for Time & Learning and The Wallace Foundation, January 2014)...

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