Longer School Day for Middle Schoolers

A longer school day for middle schoolers will be in effect this fall, and students will be in school until 5:21 pm The East Ramapo School District will us a state grant to lengthen the school day, adding a ninth period for academic instruction and a tenth for...

Longer School Days May Equal Better Grades

Recent studies have shown that longer school days may equal better grades, especially for students in poor neighborhoods.  Longer days can include more curriculum and areas of study, and they can also provide more stability to some students lives. Schools could use...

Best Tips For A Stress Free Start To Your School Day

It’s really important to start your day as stress free as possible.  Get it wrong and it can set the scene for the rest of the day.  Get it right and you will be able to embrace the day ahead in a far better spirit. Here are some top tips for a stress free start to...