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Group Offering Guidelines for Extended-Day Success

By Linda Jacobson — October 09, 2007 1 min read

If policymakers want to extend the school day as a way to improve student achievement, they need to give students options in choosing what to work on during those extra hours, apply school lessons to real-world settings, and offer project-based and community-based activities.

That’s according to a new paper from the Afterschool Alliance, a Washington-based nonprofit advocacy group.

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