For some students in Alachua County, the school day will be a little longer this year. Seven elementary schools will have their days extended by an hour after they ranked in the 100 lowest performing schools in the state.
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Alachua County Public School students outscored their Florida peers on a majority of the state tests released last week by the Florida Department of Education. Jackie Johnson, the director of communications and community initiatives for Alachua County Public Schools, said county public school students have a history of outscoring their peers on most exams in the state.