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Report highlights impact of more time for teacher collaboration

More hours in the school day for teachers as well as students can lead to improved academic achievement, according to a new report that studies 17 schools across the nation that give teachers more time for collaboration and professional development. The average American teacher spends about seven hours of the workweek outside the classroom, according to “Rethinking Teacher Time,” a report by the National Center on Time and Learning.