Topic: Signatories

In Pendleton, OR, InterMountain Education Service District Superintendent Mark Mulvihill believes in expanding learning time, particularly for students who are considered to be at risk.

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Schools in Utica, NY are planning to expand their school day to 8 hours. Hear from one student, Trinh Truong,  who believes adding more time is academically advantageous:

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Happy Wednesday! Our new signatory Denise Miceli believes in expanded learning time, having seen it work to raise student achievement:

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Happy Wednesday! Here’s our weekly quote on why our signatories are passionate about expanding learning time. The reason for our new signatory, Deanna, is about equity:

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Why I Support Expanded Learning

By: Chelsea Murphy

Today’s blog is written by Chelsea Murphy, TSC’s new Digital Media Associate.

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Your weekly feed of reasons why TSC signatories decided to be, well, TSC signatories! Sometimes the reasons are simple! Hear from our new featured signatory, Richard Wenning, below:

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Since Governor Chris Christie’s remarks on Tuesday in his State of the State address proposing to expand learning time in New Jersey schools, a statewide discussion has broken out. We are happy to see the enthusiasm and energy about creating more opportunities for all students. Here are some recent thoughts in favor of expanding school days and school years:

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ELT Soup 12.20.13

By: George Mastoras

A recap of the week’s expanding learning time (ELT) news:

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The 6,000-Hour Learning Gap

By: Blair Brown

From soccer to karate to dance to tutoring, children in middle- and upper-income communities often have many opportunities during the after school hours and summer. For students in communities of concentrated poverty, however, access to enriching opportunities may be more limited. A new video released by TASC, led by TSC Signatory Lucy Friedman, outlines the 6,000 hour learning gap between higher-income and lower-income students by the time a student reaches sixth grade.

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ELT Soup 10.18.13

By: George Mastoras

A recap of the week’s expanding learning time (ELT) news:

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