National Context

David Farbman

Both research and practice indicate that adding time to the school day and/or year can have a meaningfully positive impact on student proficiency and, indeed, upon a child’s entire educational experience.

Tammy Kolbe, Mark Partridge, & Fran O’Reilly

The authors use data from the Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS) to measure variation in time practices across the nation’s traditional public, private and charter schools.

Mapping the Field: A Report on Expanded-Time Schools in America, identifies 1,002 expanded-time schools across the United States, up from 655 schools identified the last time NCTL issued the report, in 2009 - an increase of 53 percent. These 1,002 schools serve 520,000 students, up from 300,000 in the 2009 report.

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