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

David Farbman, Ami Novoryta

Creating Learning Environments in the Early Grades that Support Teacher and Student Success profiles three expanded-time elementary schools to demonstrate how a longer school day provides educators enhanced capacity to meet the needs of young learners and foster a well-rounded education.

David Farbman

Giving English Language Learners the Time They Need to Succeed profiles three expanded-time elementary schools, providing both the framework and compelling examples for understanding how the strategies and effective practices aimed at helping ELL students blend together to produce a high-quality education.