Rahm Says Chicago School Days Will Get Longer

04/16/2011 12:59 pm ET | Updated Jun 16, 2011

Students in Chicago's public schools will spend an extra hour or hour and a half in school each day once new legislation makes it out of Springfield, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said Friday.

Emanuel said the issue of how much more teachers will get paid is open to negotiation -- but not the question of whether the school day will be longer. It will be, Emanuel said.

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