Emanuel: 3 Schools 'did Right' Voting For Longer Class Days

Chicago TribuneEmanuel: 3 schools 'did right' voting for longer class daysChicago TribuneMayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday touted his administration's success in getting three Chicago elementary schools to agree to extend their day by 90 minutes and urged other schools to follow suit. ...Fight for Longer School Day Shifts to Principals' LevelNew York TimesEmanuel: I can't wait for 'high-class debate' on longer school dayChicago Sun-TimesBattle for a Longer School Day Continues as First Day LoomsMyFox ChicagoABC7Chicago.com -WBEZ -NBC Chicagoall 83 news articles »

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