Just a few years ago, Grant Beacon Middle School was listed as “on watch” by the Denver Public Schools. However, the school leadership team turned around the school by implementing an expanded school day and blended learning. At the heart of their new approach is an additional five hours each week for enrichment programming, advanced classes, student leadership development and interventions. Principal Magana has seen great improvement:

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Read more about how expanded learning time is closing the opportunity gap for these middle school students and join our grassroots movement to expand learning time today.