EdNext Reader Poll: Extending the School Year?

On Sunday the New York Times discussed how some schools are choosing to extend their academic calendar by adding extra school days. Right now the standard is 180 days. Some school districts are increasing them to 200 days.

What do you think? Should we increase the number of days in the academic calendar?

Read more on adding instructional days in this Education Next article: “Time for School” (Winter 2010).

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