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A Matter of Time

The Daily Princetonian | Posted 06.29.2012 | Education
The Daily Princetonian

It isn't the quantity but rather the quality of an education that determines a learner's success. This commonly held, simple truth seems to be oddly absent in the thinking of both decision-makers and many parents as we seek to raise the next generation of Americans.

How Will A Longer CPS School Day Be Funded?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

After what has already been a heated week of back-and-forth between the Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union over raises and othe...

CPS Budget Raises Taxes, Makes Deep Cuts, But Where's The Longer Day?

Posted 10.06.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans have heard it from Mayor Rahm Emanuel so often, it's become a mantra. By the time they've graduated from high school, students in Houston h...

CPS Extends School Day With Online Courses: Good Policy Or 'Babysitting'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fifteen elementary schools across Chicago will have much longer school days next year, according to an announcement made Tuesday afternoon by city. T...