The Longest School day: The Facts and the Fiction

Fact or Fiction?

Q: We need a 7.5 Hour Day to implement the new Common Core standards which are coming in 2014?

A: Fiction! While CPS is saying we need this amount of instructional time to implement the Common Core Standards, we have checked and numerous states have implemented Common Core and have not extended their school day to do so. FYI, we will give you more information in the coming months on Common Core.