2 cities pursued more school for kids. Only 1 pulled it off.


              CORRECTS NAME TO GI'SHIYA BROGGIN Fourth grader Gi’Shiya Broggin speaks during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              CORRECTS NAME TO GI'SHIYA BROGGIN Fourth grader Gi’Shiya Broggin gestures during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              CORRECTS NAME TO GI'SHIYA BROGGIN Fourth grader Gi’Shiya Broggin speaks during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              CORRECTS NAME TO GI'SHIYA BROGGIN Fourth grader Gi’Shiya Broggin gestures during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              FILE - Richmond City Schools Superintendent Jason Kamras, left and School Board Chair Dawn Page, right, listen during a Richmond School Board meeting on June 18, 2018, in Richmond, Va. Kamras tried to remake one of the most untouchable aspects of school — the academic calendar — to give kids more time with teachers. It’s the kind of drastic intervention some experts say is needed to help students recover after two-and-a-half years of interrupted schooling due to COVID-19. (Mark Gormus/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)
            
              First grade teacher, Lindsey Land, center, instructs her students during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Chimborazo Elementary School Principal Cordell Watkins gestures during an interview Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Fourth grade math teacher Martha Commander, left, helps Scarlett Cabrera-Godoy, during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              First grade teacher, Lindsey Land, center, listens to student, Emma Benn, right, as she instructs her students during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Hopewell 4th grader Cha'Niyah Wooden gestures during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              First grade teacher, Lindsey Land, instructs her students during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              First grade student, Emma Benn, works on a drawing during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Fourth grader Gi'Shiya Brogan speaks during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              Fourth grader Gi'Shiya Brogan gestures during an interview at an after school program at a community center Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Hopewell, Va. “I need help with subtraction,” said Gi’Shiya. “If the bigger number is not on top, I get really confused.” The schools in Hopewell, Va., went to a year-round schedule in 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
            
              First grader Amora Speid, left, stretches out during classes at Chimborazo Elementary School Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richmond, Va. The Richmond school district, which includes Chimborazo elementary, ultimately decided against year-round school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
2 cities pursued more school for kids. Only 1 pulled it off.