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Johnston Students May Soon Be Spending More Time In Class

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JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — Students in Johnston County could be spending more time in the classroom soon.

The county's school board will discuss Tuesday whether to extend the high school day by 25 minutes.

Most middle school and some elementary school students would spend an extra 15 minutes in class.

School leaders say longer days will help struggling students and those working on special projects.

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