The schoolday is about to get longer for some New York City school kids – and we’re not talking a couple of minutes. It’s about to be two and a half hours longer.
If scores go up, the plan could be extended city-wide, CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer reported Monday.
Will an intensive reading program and an extended school day help Johnny read?
City officials hope so. They’re launching a pilot program with 2,000 middle school students to see if it’s an idea whose time has come.
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