Four day school weeks in America
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For smaller school districts with budget cuts, they use a four-day school week
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The Pro & Cons for a Four-Day School Week

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The concept of the four-day school week is but a distant dream for many students, but the need to trim school budgets is making this idea a reality in some rural school districts.
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Four Day School Week

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By: Mike Lucci Thousands of students in over 120 school districts across 21 states constantly enjoy a three-day weekend. These  school districts have adopted a  reemerging policy that was popular i...
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Reasons for the Four Day School Week

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A four-day school week differs from the traditional five-day school week. Although students may be in school fewer days each week, they are not necessarily there for less time. Typically, days are extended or the calendar itself is extended.
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Pros and cons of 4-day school week discussed

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Southside Sentinel newspaper Web site covering the Middle Peninsula exclusively on their opinion of a four-day school week

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School Calendar, Four Day School Week Overview

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With strapped state budgets and alluring promises of significant reductions in overhead and transportation costs, the four-day school week has been an increasingly attractive option for legislators seeking to cut education costs. For small, remote school districts, instituting a four-day school week may provide a savings by reducing transportation, heating, and staff costs. Supporters of the shortened week also boast of improved morale and increased attendance (by both students and teachers), open Fridays for sporting events and doctor appointments, and more time to spend with loved ones. Opponents of the four-day school week cite problems with long, exhausting class days and finding day care for children whose parents work outside the home. Additionally, educational experts worry longer weekends could lead to a regression in learned concepts while also making it more difficult to offer elective classes. However, the jury is still out on many of these issues, as there is a lack of comprehensive studies.

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Four-Day School Week Could Boost Student Performance

A shorter school week could not only save money for school districts, but may also lead to improved student achievement, according to a recent study by professors from George State and Montana State universities.
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Research on the Four Day School Week: A Brief Pros and Cons Essay About A Shorter Week of Longer School Days

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An analysis of the pros and cons of four day school weeks. Covers test scores, cost reduction, and feasibility for parents/teachers/students.
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Districts consider pros, cons of four-day school week

The advantage of cost reductions would have to be weighed
carefully against the effect on students’ education if schools had
the choice of a four-day week, some local school officials
say.
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