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From the Time Matters Blog

It is no secret that, when it comes to education, Massachusetts is a place of firsts. The Commonwealth is home to the first public school in the country, the first system of public education (as designed by Horace Mann), and the state has also ranked first in students’ performance on NAEP (the so-called “nation’s report card”) in fourth and eighth grade reading and math for the last several years

Our Newest Publication

NCTL and the Education Commission of the States are proud to author and continually update Learning Time in America:Trends to Reform the American School Calendar. The 2015 update is now available!

Featured Resources

Morton Middle School, MA
Blended Learning and Expanded Learning Time Within Morton

This video depicts Silvia grade level meetings and how teachers collaborate within their grade levels with time built into the school day.