Abt Associates: Bold thinkers driving real-world impact
The Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time initiative is an effort by the Commonwealth to offer children new learning and enrichment opportunities made possible through an expanded school schedule. Schools adopting the initiative are strongly encouraged to provide additional opportunities and time for teachers to engage in collaborative planning and professional development. The implementation of collaborative planning time is the focus of this brief.
Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research, evaluation and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.