New program calls for 9-hour days, Saturday classes

The program at the Eagle Academy calls for

The program at the Eagle Academy calls for 9-hour days and four hours of school on Saturday. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

NEWARK - It’s the first day of school for many kids around the Garden State today.

In Newark, 90 students are beginning a new concept program that calls for extended hours in school.

The program at the Eagle Academy calls for 9-hour days and four hours of school on Saturday.

The school has three locations in New York City, but this is the first one in New Jersey. 

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