New school program calls for 9-hour days, Saturday classes

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.

Eagle Academy for Young Men School Newark

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