Colorado One Of 5 States To Increase Class Time In Some Schools

Some of the funds required to add 300 or more hours to the school calendar will come from shifting resources from existing federal programs, making use of the flexibility granted by waivers to No Child Left Behind. All five states taking part in the initiative have received waivers from the Education Department.

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  1. NeverSurrender says:

    Sounds like more taxpayer subsidized babysitting to me.

  2. tamcat says:

    I confess, that was my thought at first. Americans work too many hours & now this? Kids attending more hours in school does not make them learn any better. How about quality teachers?

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