Principal: Longer School Day is "Non-Negotiable" (VIDEO)

Amika Guillaume, Principal of Cesar Chavez Academy and Green Oaks Academy in East Palo Alto, CA, went on NBC Bay Area to talk about how her students are staying at school longer, even as school budgets are tightening. And it's made possible through a partnership with Citizen Schools. Citizen Schools California Executive Director Joe Ross joins Amika for this ten-minute "Class Action" feature. They talk about what's at stake for the students and families at Cesar Chavez--whose futures are mapped out by seventh grade--and how Citizen Schools is able to make added time really work.

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