NCTL researches and documents effective practices of high-performing expanded learning time schools across the country.

NCTL's publications contain our latest research on these practices as well as our policy reports, school case studies, and profiles of emerging time and learning trends. Through these publications, you will find the countless ways that expanded learning time can help raise student achievement, empower teachers, and add enriching opportunities for all children.

Our Newest Publications

Roy Chan

Supporting Student Success is a guide for district leaders and school practitioners interested in implementing a blended learning strategy in their schools. 

David Farbman

In 2004, the Kuss Middle School became the first school to be declared "chronically under-performing" in Massachusetts.The school joined the MA Expanded Learning Time Initiative adding 300 hours to its school year. This updated case study tells their story.