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Educators Planning for Extended Time at School

Extended Time and Learning

Educators gathered today in Meriden to continue work on their plans for bringing extended time to their school day.

Extended time is a frequently cited strategy for improving student achievement, and educators from seven Connecticut schools today had a chance to plan how they will make use of extended time at their schools. Schools in Bridgeport, Meriden, and Windham are now planning for extended time for the 2014-2015 school year as part of the TIME Collaborative.

Teams from each school, including Wilbur Cross, Beardsley, and Edison Elementary Schools in Bridgeport, met today in Meriden to continue planning how their schools will make use of approximately 300 extra hours per year supported by the Collaborative. Schools have the option to choose how to focus the extended time, from academic support to enrichment activities, to best meet the needs of their students. Read more