WOODBURY - Officials say longer school days could be ahead for Long Island kids.
The State Board of Regents is proposing extending public school days and the school year to boost grades.
The plan calls for stretching school days to eight hours.
The school year would extend from 180 days to 200 days.
Critics call the plan unrealistic since the cash strapped school districts are struggling already.
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