longer school days http://wkms.org en TN School Day Could Be Extended http://wkms.org/post/tn-school-day-could-be-extended <p></p><p>Students in some Tennessee public schools will add at least 300 learning hours in a pilot program making the school day a little longer. WPSD reports five states including Tennessee will participate in the three-year pilot program affecting almost 20,000 students in 40 schools. Those involved with see their day get longer, their school year extended, or both. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:14:34 +0000 Whitney Jones 25196 at http://wkms.org TN School Day Could Be Extended the morning cram [rarely is the question asked is their children learning edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-rarely-question-asked-their-children-learning-edition <p>If there aren&#39;t enough hours in the day, you should add more hours.</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> Chicago Mayor Rahm&nbsp;Emanuel wants <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/23/151047543/chicago-wants-longer-school-day-foes-want-details">longer school days</a>, but teachers and parents don&#39;t seem to be too fond of the idea.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:53:36 +0000 Gary Pitts 17727 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [rarely is the question asked is their children learning edition]