N.J. middle school adjusts schedule to boost literacy

02/27/2013 | Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

A Jackson, N.J., middle school will pilot a block schedule next year that will devote 90 minutes to literacy and split science and social studies into single-semester courses. Students will have fewer class periods, which will be extended to 67 minutes from 45 minutes. "I just feel this is something that will not take away from homework, will not take away from tests, but will allow students to focus more on the classes they have instead of spreading themselves very thin," principal Robert Rotante said.

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Asbury Park Press (Neptune-Asbury Park, N.J.)

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