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

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!

Roy Chan

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