Patall’s Research in the New York Post

Erika’s research was recently cited in a New York Post article entitled “Don’t bet on longer school days.”

Here’s an excerpt:

“And even the idea that added time for core subjects will improve academic performance is tenuous. A recent paper in the Review of Educational Research (by Erika A. Patall of the University of Texas at Austin and Duke University’s Harris Cooper and Ashley Batts Allen) warns that, even where longer school days have been followed by some small achievement gains, it’s very hard to show that they actually caused the improvement.”

Read the whole article here.

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