LI educators applaud Cuomo's added-class-time plan
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Long Island school leaders Thursday welcomed Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's call for extending class time -- a move that could help New York State match academic calendars in such countries as Australia, Britain and Japan.
Local educators aren't betting, however, on the governor's chances of finding money for any substantial increases in class hours statewide.
"Slim or none," said Jim Kaden,...