RFA conducted a two-year, mixed-methods study of New Hampshire’s extended learning opportunities (ELO) initiative. Funded by the Nellie Mae Educational Foundation, the study focused on assessing the implementation and effectiveness of ELO on college and career readiness in districts across the state.
Results from a Two-Year Study of the Effects of Extended Learning Opportunities on Student Outcomes in New Hampshire
In 2005, New Hampshire shifted from “seat-time” requirements for grade-level advancement and graduation to a competency-based education system. The state subsequently required all local school districts to adopt and implement a competency-based assessment process and…