Longer School Days Helping Students?

By Noodle Education

How many hours per day do you go to school? What would you say if your school made your day even longer? Maybe you’re thinking that your school day is long enough! We hear you, but in some schools this is really happening, whether the students like it or not.

At the end of last year, 20,000 students at 40 schools in Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Tennessee got 300 extra hours of learning time added to this year’s school calendar.

So why add the extra time? Noodle Education has some more info on the pros and cons of longer school days. Read more here.

Where do you stand on longer school days?

Noodle Education created the first and only life-long education search engine in the world. Noodle.org enables users to find the right school, college, tutor, instruction video, or any other education resource — and it’s free. Headquartered in New York City, Noodle was created in 2011 by a powerhouse team of education innovators from The Princeton Review, 2U, Kaplan, Kumon and Colloquy. The company has been recognized by Forbes Magazine, as “one of the 6 fastest growing tech companies” and hailed by Mashable, as “one of the 5 startups transforming online education.”

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