Longer school day coming to Pomona Middle School this fall

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Students at Pomona Middle School in Suffern will experience a longer school day this fall.



The 700 students heading back to class this fall will now put in an eight-hour school day, two hours longer than in years past.



The East Ramapo School district is funding the two extra hours of school time with a state grant won by the organization Wellcore.



Parents News 12 spoke with say they should have been told about the change in schedule a lot sooner.



Wellcore officials say delays in getting state approval delayed the announcement. School starts on Sept. 4.


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