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Adding days and hours to the schedule is relatively easy, but it's definitely not cheap. If students gained a lot by being in school longer the extra costs may be worth it. But do they?
Time has to be high quality for it to be effective. It has to reach the students who need it most -- those who are struggling academically and who lack educational opportunities and support outside of the school.