Time to Think

April 2007
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/20/2007, Vol. 85 Issue 23, p3
This article discusses whether school days in the U.S. should be made longer. People in favor of longer school days say students can learn more if they spend more hours in school. Robin Harris, principal at Fletcher-Maynard Academy in Massachusetts, said teachers can be a little more creative when given the extra hours. Opponents to the proposal argue that extended school days can be too long for busy students and might prevent them from exploring other interests.


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