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Expanded Learning Time Info


New London Public Schools was awarded the Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Grant. ELT for New London Public Schools began with the 2013-2014 school year and extends the school calendar by 300 additional hours. 

Participating schools include Jennings and Winthrop.  Jennings' school day is from 8:05 a.m. to 4:05 p.m.  Winthrop's school day is from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.  The Expanded Learning Time program allows the schools more time to differentiate to all learners in the schools.

  •   More time will be given to teachers for Professional Development.
  •   More enrichment opportunities will be offered to all students.


Community Partners at the schools include:

  • Mystic YMCA
  • New London Recreation Department
  • Theater & Storytelling
  • Public Speaking
  • 24 Sports 
  • Environmental Science
  • Connecticut College
  • Public Speaking
  • Dance
  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • Mystic Seaport
  • Connecticut Science Center
  • 4H
  • Ocean Community YMCA
  • Heavy Hitters
  • Progressions Music 
  • NESS
  • Children's Museum 



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