NY commission seeks longer school

NY commission seeks longer school day, year
Associated Press

Dick Parsons, chairman of the New York Education Reform Commission, speaks during a cabinet meeting on education in the Red Room at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. The commission is proposing to overhaul New Yorkís public schools with longer school days and academic years, teacher competency exams, more pre-Kindergarten and by recruiting top college graduates into teaching.(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

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