In this Friday, April 15, 2011 photo, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan is questioned by student Trebor Goodall, right, as he's videotaped by fellow student Faith Brown during a tour of the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Will A Longer School Year Help Or Hurt US Students?

Did your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year. But there’s a catch: a much shorter summer vacation. Education […]

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