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National Center for Time and Learning (2011). Time Well Spent: Eight Powerful Practices of Successful, Time-Expanding Schools. National Center for Time and Learning.

This report reshapes the field for expanded-time schools by outlining specific practices that can lead to dramatic increases in student achievement and preparation for success in college and the workforce. This resource offers an in-depth examination of thirty expanded-time schools serving high-poverty populations with impressive track records of student success, and demonstrates how these schools leverage their additional time in order to implement other critical reforms.

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Lummis, B. and Gallagher, S. (2011). Using Additional Teacher Collaboration Time to Improve Student Achievement. West Ed.

This online webinar by Ben Lummis and Sarah Gallagher with the National Center on Time & Learning presents material on how to provide time for collaboration.  This is a part of the Schools Moving Up expanded learning time webinar series.

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Banicky, L. A. and Janicki, H. L. (2006). Maximizing Instructional Time: Identifying Impediments and Strategies. Virginia Beach City Public Schools.

This document details the survey results and detailed recommendations of the Virginia Beach Public Schools on maximizing instructional time in their district.  It is a very useful case study for how to tangibly address time concerns.

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American Association of School Librarians, International Reading Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Council for Geographic Education, National Council for the Social Studies, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Education Association, National Geographic Education Foundation, National Science Teachers Association, (2011). Making Every Moment Count: Maximizing Quality Instructional Time. International Reading Association.

Position Statements from nine different education advocacy organizations on maximizing quality instructional time.  The position statement of the National Association of Secondary School Principals (pp. 5-10) provides many great questions that schools must ask themselves about the use of time while also providing practices to creatively use existing time.

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Silva, E. (2007). On the Clock: Rethinking the Way Schools Use Time. Education Sector.

This policy brief describes research that suggests that improving the quality of instructional time is at least as important at increasing the quantity of time in school.  This brief is focused more on policy makers to provide them with an understanding of the educational and political complexities of extending the school year.

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Schools Focus Initiative (2003). Lighten Your Load: Strategies to Reduce Paperwork for School-Based SLPs. American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

This paper provides suggestions for reducing the burden of managing individualized education plan (IEP) workloads. Pages 15-16 provide useful time-saving tactics.