Chicago Public School system announces guidelines for longer school days

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago Public School system has issued guidelines that detail what the longer school days are to consist of. The plan includes mandatory recess for all elementary schools, as well as an additional 54 minutes of instructional classroom time for elementary students and 46 minutes of instructional time for high school students. WGN News added most grade schools will devote two hours to reading and writing, 60 to 80 minutes on math, 40 to 60 minutes on science and 30 to 40 minutes on social studies…

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