Alternative-scheduling model offers new approach to teaching

A Brooklyn school is finding success with an alternative-scheduling model that has educators teaching just three classes each day, leaving two hours a day for collaborating with colleagues while maintaining class sizes that are regularly as small as 14 students. The restructured schedule does not cost more than a traditional schedule and allows for more instructional time for students and more professional development for teachers -- all without adding workdays to the 180 set in New York City teachers' contracts.

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