PBS NewsHour

Why longer school days can be more fun for students

Clip: 07/29/2014 | 7m 26s

At Middle School 223 in the Bronx, the fun starts at the end of the regular day. All sixth graders are offered extracurricular activities like African drumming, latin dance and chess, plus personalized help in reading and math. John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television reports on the growing interest in extending the school day with special programs.

Aired: 07/29/14

Rating: NR

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