Arizona School Districts Considering 4-Day Weeks
More Arizona school districts could cut down their school weeks to four days as they continue to feel the state budget pinch.
The Arizona Legislature forecast a state budget shortfall as high as $1.1 billion. School district budgets are heavily dependent on state funding, and many districts already expect they will have to make cuts next year.
Cutting out a day of transportation, utilities, and food-service costs could be the solution for some. Already, both Avondale and Queen Creek municipal governments have made the switch and more than 100 schools in the state operate...
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