You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

For a longer school day, who sacrifices?

Like many parents in the Boston Public Schools, Naama Goldstein of Allston is an accidental activist. She was watching an education forum online when she saw panelists gushing about lengthening the school day. The moment, she told me, felt like an “awakening.”

“I was struck by the group-think on ELT,” she told me. “Absolutely everybody is behind this. Why?”

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week