September 2013: Does increasing hours of schooling lead to improvements in student learning?

Sandoval-Hernandez, Andres Aghakasiri, Parisa Wild, Justin Rutkowski, David
IEA (2013)
The time students spend in the classroom is not always positively related to their academic achievement. Effective teaching time is most likely to have a positive impact on student achievement. Policies influencing how time at school is allocated can be a good way to improve educational outcomes.