Despite the improvements we are seeing in Newark and Camden, I believe we need to take bigger and broader steps to adjust our approach to K-12 education to address the new competitive world we live in. Our school calendar is antiquated both educationally and culturally. Life in 2014 demands something more for our students. It is time to lengthen both the school day and school year in New Jersey.First, it's talking about lengthening the school day and school year, which I'm guessing you might have an opinion on.
Second, take a look at how correlation and regression lines are being used to try to refute the assertion that a longer day/year would actually improve the schools.