Extra 3 hrs to School Day

balanced-curriculum

A Tasc report for New York schools has produced its recommendations to justify up to 3 hours extra schooling per day (on top of the current 6.5 hours) to improve maths and offer a more holistic curriculum to help children from deprived and disadvantaged backgrounds. Not all of this is from teaching, but includes community input. Attendance improves, academic performance and achievement increases. See

http://www.expandedschools.org/sites/default/files/expanded-year-one-report.pdf

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