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Document Number: 8075

Driving Education Reform with Stimulus Funds: Redesigning Schools and Expanding Learning Time MS Word PDF - Lengthening the school day can enable policymakers to address several education challenges through one reform strategy. These challenges include: (1) closing the unrelenting achievement gap; (2) broadening curriculum options in order to better engage students and counter the dropout crisis; and (3) the need to improve teacher skills.(Jennifer Davis and Kathy Christie, National Center on Time & Learning and the Education Commission of the States, June 2009)...
Author: Jennifer Davis and Kathy Christie
Publication: Briefing Memo
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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