Blending the regular school day and the after-school program sets apart Elmhurst Community Prep, a middle school in East Oakland that has expanded the school day for all students to 5 p.m. with a variety of after-school offerings, such as classes in robotics, music, dance and building self-confidence
Indiana State Superintendent Glenda Ritz said schools might not have to make up all the days they’ve missed because of poor weather if they can present a workable plan to make the time up by adding to the school day or even by having students make up work online.
A state senator and a youth advocate argue that expanded learning programs can mitigate against housing instability, a growing problem in California.
Chicago Public Schools data shows many schools administer more tests than they are required to, cutting into instructional time.
House Speaker Brian Bosma endorsed Gov. Mike Pence’s plan to establish Indiana’s first state-funded preschool program Wednesday, but there was just one problem.
Gov. Mike Pence knows that some of his 2014 education proposals for the Indiana legislature could be costly.