'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Students who spend more hours in the classroom aren't guaranteed higher test scores, and many nations that outpace the U.S. on standardized reading and math assessments keep their children in school for much less time, according to a report from the National School Boards Association.
NCTL President Jennifer Davis said Tuesday that the report, while interesting, simplifies the issue of school time.
Adding more time to the school day, Ms. Davis said, would begin to level the playing field.