Counterpoints: Longer School Days at the Expense of Afterschool?
Should schools have longer, structured days? That was the topic of a debate in this Washington Post Answer Sheet blog, which features a point-counterpoint between Afterschool Alliance Executive Director Jodi Grant and Jennifer Davis of the National Center on Time and Learning on using 21st Century Community Learning Center program funds to extend the length of the school day at the expense of afterschool programs.
More than 85 comments have been posted to the blog since Wednesday morning, with the vast majority supporting 21st CCLC funding for afterschool programs. Click the link below to read the debate and add yours!