Education secretary: School day, year should be lengthened

04/8/2009 | KUSA-TV (Denver) · Denver Post, The

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday that his plans for school reform include making sure students spend more time in school. "I fundamentally think that our school day is too short, our school week is too short and our school year is too short. You're competing for jobs with kids from India and China. I think schools should be open six, seven days a week, 11, 12 months a year," Duncan said while touring two Denver schools.

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