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Document Number: 8241

Tracking an Emerging Movement: A Report on Expanded-Time Schools in America - Fifteen years ago the National Center on Time and Learning explained that the American school calendar of 180 days needed to be rethought. Today, a small but growing number of schools have begun to operate with school days substantially longer than the six-hour norm and, in many cases, a calendar that exceeds the standard 180 days. (David Farbman, National Center on Time and Learning, December 2009)...

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