More School Districts Consider 4-Day Week
As more school districts consider switching to four-day school weeks to save money, officials with the Boundary County School District in north Idaho say the shorter week has been working for them.
Numbers from the National School Board Association show that about 100 districts in 17 states are operating on shortened weeks, The Spokesman-Review reported.
The Boundary County district adopted the shortened week in 2005, and district officials say they've saved about $108,000 a year through decreased transportation costs and food services, lower staff expenses...
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