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Does More Class Time Equal More Learning?

Education classroom
Flickr Photo/Marie (CC BY SA 2.0)
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Ross Reynolds talks to Jennifer McMurrer, director of research at the Center on Education Policy, about how longer school days affect student performance. One of the sticking points in the Seattle teacher's strike was class time. Under the new tentative contract, students will spend 20 more minutes in school. 

Photo credit: "Classroom," by Marie on Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0)