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From the Time Matters Blog

Every so often in the field of education research a study comes along that challenges some basic assumptions about the way that schools and school systems operate. Such is the case of a new report released by TNTP entitled The Mirage: Confronting the Hard Truth About Our Quest for Teacher Development. In setting out to answer a core question in education—do we know how to help teachers improve?—this new piece of research ends up raising serious doubts about how we typically endeavor to improve instruction and raise achievement.

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NCTL and the Education Commission of the States are proud to author and continually update Learning Time in America:Trends to Reform the American School Calendar. The 2015 update is now available!

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Morton Middle School, MA
Blended Learning and Expanded Learning Time Within Morton

This video depicts Silvia grade level meetings and how teachers collaborate within their grade levels with time built into the school day.