HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school.
More than 9,000 students are attending select, high-poverty schools in Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York that have developed expanded school schedules as part of the TIME Collaborative, or Time for Innovation Matters in Education. Some of those schools are already using the extra time for additional instruction and enrichment.READ MORE: NYC Mourning NYPD Officers Wilbert Mora, Jason Rivera After Deadly Ambush In Harlem
A second group of schools in those same four states and Tennessee, being announced Wednesday, are redesigning their schedules for the 2014-15 year to take part in the program. Those schools serve about 13,000 students.