4-Day School Weeks Coming To A Close For Some Minnesota Schools
A money-saving experiment by a few Minnesota school districts that switched to four-day school weeks is coming to a close because of academic performance concerns. The shorter weeks were widely popular among families and teachers because of the three-day weekends.
Five districts have been approved for a transitional year and will return to five-day weeks next year. Three districts will go back this fall, one voluntarily. Three others with four-day weeks will come up for renewal sometime in 2015 / 2016.
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