Disadvantaged D.C. Public Schools to Extend School Year

Source: The Washington Post

Following the example of city’s charter schools, ten D.C. Public schools are set to extend their school year schedules next fall. “An extended year means that students will have 20 more school days per year than their peers at other D.C. Public schools,” reports the Washington Post. “The idea is to eliminate ‘summer learning loss’ among the city’s most underserved communities.”

The decision drew criticism and concern from the Washington Teachers Union, but received immediate support for Democrats for Education Reform.

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