Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Some New York City Schools To Extend Day Over Two Hours

The New York Post (5/1, Gonen) reports that the school day "is about to get 2 1/2 hours longer for roughly 2,000 sixth-graders in 20 middle schools" in New York City as "part of a pilot program that's meant to boost middle-grade literacy." The program consists of "mandatory afternoons of small group tutoring and other learning activities," and will cost $19 million.

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