Since 2006, Boston Public Schools has been implementing expanded learning time (ELT), a practice that increases the length of the school day for all students, in an effort to improve student outcomes and narrow opportunity and achievement gaps. This report on second-year findings uses data from 2005 to 2016 to understand the impact of ELT on student achievement for BPS students.
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30 Aug 2016
A growing practice nationwide, expanded learning time (ELT) is a practice that entails increasing the length of the school day for all students, with the goal of improving student outcomes, especially in low-performing schools. Boston Public Schools is working with AIR to evaluate its ELT efforts; this report reveals the first year's findings.