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Is It Our Common Core Too?

Susan Brenna

Many forward-thinking NYC community educators and CBO leaders gathered at TASC today to discuss with Gregg Betheil how they can help their schools help students meet the newly instituted New York Stat ... read more

Thoughts on the State of the Union

Charissa Fernandez

I admit it – I’m a sucker for the State of the Union. I get excited wondering what the theme will be and how effectively it will be employed throughout the speech, predicting who will applaud when ... read more

Summary of Twitter #timechat

Jess Tonn

CBASS hosted a lively discussion on expanded learning with Elena Silva, Senior Policy Analyst at Education Sector and co-author of the report Reimagining the School Day: More Time for Learning, yester ... read more

Join Us for a Twitter Chat

Jess Tonn

Has expanded learning’s time arrived? Where is the movement going?The Collaborative for Building After-School Systems (CBASS) will host a Twitter chat today, January 24, 2 PM to 3 PM EST to grapple ... read more

What About Expanding High School Learning Time?

Saskia Traill

Shania Green's expanded learning day included an internship at a local sports camp.What does a re-design of the school day for high school students look like? We‘ve been working with a small group o ... read more

Weekly Roundup for January 20, 2012

Jess Tonn

>     New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released his state budget plan for the coming fiscal year on Tuesday. We’ve got a breakdown of proposals that affect education and youth dev ... read more

"Learning Takes Place Everywhere, At Any Time"

Susan Brenna

One of the most popular standing Twitter chats in education—#edchat—typically focuses on learning and technology. This morning's question was: How do we consider time differently to re-build schoo ... read more

Weekly Roundup for January 13, 2012

Jess Tonn

Kids from PS 188 in Manhattan enjoying the bilingual book "It's Bedtime, Cucuy! / ¡A La Cama, Cucuy!">      Check out SchoolBook’s roundup of reactions to Mayor Bloomber ... read more

Q&A: TMALS Principal Discusses ExpandED Schools

ExpandED Schools

Kids at Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School calculating the density of various objects.This post was originally published in the Getting Smart blog.In December, The After-School Corporation (TASC) ... read more

2011 Highlights, 2012 Inspiration

Lucy Friedman

As 2011 draws to a close, I’d like to share with you a few highlights from visits I’ve made to ExpandED Schools this fall (in no particular order):At Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School, I had ... read more


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