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View a topic overview video, see a visual representation of how the practices support the topic, and access customizable planning templates for use at the state, district, or school level.

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Increased Learning Time: Beyond the Regular School Day

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

A growing body of research evidence indicates that additional learning time can promote students' academic achievement. Districts and schools can provide additional learning opportunities as part...

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Overview

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Structuring Extra Learning Opportunities for Students

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

Dr. Megan Beckett, chair of the IES panel that authored the Practice Guide on Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement, describes the need for increased learning time programs...

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Expert Interview

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Making Each Dollar Go Further

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

Listen to two experts provide an overview of models of allocating resources to expanded learning time schools. Districts and schools can support these initiatives through creative integration of...

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Expert Interview

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Visual Diagram: Increased Learning Time: Beyond the Regular School Day

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

This diagram serves as a visual overview of practices recommended by the IES Practice Guide, Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement. District and school administrators,...

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Visual Diagram

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Increased Learning Time Planning Template #4

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

School, district, and state staff who work with community-based and nonprofit organizations that provide out-of-school academic programs will find ideas for actions to facilitate program design,...

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Planning Template

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Increased Learning Time Planning Template #3

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

This comprehensive planning template aims to help technical assistance providers work with administrators, educators, and decisionmakers. This template can help state-level personnel ensure...

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Planning Template

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Increased Learning Time Planning Template #2

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

This template aims to help technical assistance providers and district-level personnel identify actions and policies and establish a coordinated and coherent districtwide plan to design, select,...

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Planning Template

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Increased Learning Time Planning Template #1

Increased Learning Time > Overview & Tools

This template was designed to help technical assistance and professional development providers work with schools. The results of this school-level assessment can help school personnel identify...

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Planning Template

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