CNN Schools of Thought: My View: Longer school days can work

CNN Schools of Thought September 24, 2012

My View: Longer school days can work

By Eric Schwarz, Special to CNN and Co-founder and CEO of Citizen Schools

"In 1995, in a concept paper for a new nonprofit organization, I wrote that, '…we need to stop bashing schools and stop expecting school teachers to perform miracles.' We know that most teachers across the country are putting in long hours, many of which are off-the-clock, working hard to provide students with a great education.

Sadly, for too many of their students, it’s not enough."

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