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Can after-school programs help shrink the 'opportunity gap' for low-income students?

PBS NewsHour

Most students in the U.S. spend far less time in school than their counterparts in other industrialized countries, and it’s been that way for a long time. But now, as academic expectations are rising, one idea for improving student achievement that is gaining more attention is extending the school day.

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