Many parents concerned and confused over extended school day policy at Pomona Middle School


School officials say although the two additional periods of the school day will not be graded, attendance will be taken.

A new program that will keep kids at a Rockland middle school for an additional two class hours a day continues to generate controversy and confusion.

Under a $2.6 million grant from the state Department of Education, Pomona Middle School students will stay in class until 5:21 p.m, starting in September. At an informational meeting Wednesday night, many parents remained divided over the extended...

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