More time to learn could pay off in student achievement

Some evidence supports the Obama administration's push for longer school days and years, according to this editorial. Schools in Europe and Asia with longer school years demonstrate greater student achievement, and the U.S. no longer depends on child labor to supplement summer farm work as was the case in the past. Quality instruction is always a requisite of a good education, but the country should give additional time in school a try, the editorial writers state.

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