Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Is it Fair to Extend the School Day For Failing Districts Only? [POLL]

It’s no surprise that Governor Christie wants to extend the amount of time New Jersey students spend in schools. Last night at a town hall meeting, he announced that his plans would not affect all schools. 

Facebook, Marlboro K-8 School District

When a 10th grader questioned the governor why she would have to spend more time in school, he replied that his proposal would only apply to underperforming schools.

Would extending the amount of time that kids spend in school actually help students that are struggling? Many argue that it is the curriculum that needs to be changed, not the number of hours children spend in school. Others believe that parents need to be more involved with their children’s learning experience, and that students will do better in school because of this.

Christie believes that failing districts will benefit from remaining in school longer, because they will receive the extra help that they need.

Is it really fair to single out schools that are not meeting standards?

Best of NJ 101.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.