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Students Benefit From More Class Time, If Used Wisely

Students who spend more time in class will perform better in class and on standardized tests. But schools must focus on individual student needs, assessment and staff training. That’s the conclusion of a National Center on Time and Learning report looking at programs in 30 schools which add time to the school day or extend […]

Florida Students Head Back To Class

The summer has come to an end for Charlotte County school students. Today is the first day of class for the 2012-2013 school year. Six other districts start this week. Brevard, Citrus, Lee, Nassau and Walton County schools head back to class on Wednesday. Sumter County schools start classes on Thursday. The majority of Florida […]

What Students, Teachers do During the Final Days of Class

Florida students have already taken all the big tests. They’ve finished their homework. But some students are still in school. So what do teachers and students do during the final days of class? Educators throughout Florida say teaching should be going on every day students are in school. But students say that isn’t usually what […]

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