As more school districts consider going to a four-day week, we talk to a superintendent who's been working under that schedule for the last seven years. I believe that school should be four days a week with three day weekends this may strike some as a childish statement however i have some ideas worth thinking about. Students in about 100 schools in 10 states attend classes 4 days a week, for all or part of the school year a growing number of rural schools, faced with declining. 4-day school week our lady of the hills regional catholic high school has implemented a four-day school week with the fifth day as an independent study day. What a difference a day makes: the argument for a four-day school week the four-day school week for students in colorado join the guardian teacher network.
By sarah pridgeon the board of trustees has officially instituted a four-day week for crook county school district, beginning with the next school year. What is a 4-day school week •the practice of structuring a school district schedule around four days instead of five –typically in response to dwindling financial. If local leaders are lucky, graduates of these schools won’t be any less well educated than their siblings who went to school all week but, in an environment where. Faced with a budget crisis, the pueblo 70 school district is considering switching its 8,000 students from the traditional five-day week to four longer.
The community is not prepared to have 1,500 students not in school on fridays, said one concerned parent, michael hargather said. Six years ago, a rural county north of atlanta made the unusual decision to scrap the five-day school week in favor of a four-day, tuesday-through-friday.
In recent years, many oklahoma school districts have shifted to four-day weeks many officials blame financial challenges for that change a new report from the. Adams weld school district 27-j considers four-day school week to better compete with neighboring districts for teachers. List of cons of implementing 4-day school weeks 1 it requires longer school days having students to fit 5 days’ worth of classroom time into 4 days would make for.
A case study of the four-day school week: an alternative schedule for public schools by barbara j leiseth barry persky, phd, faculty mentor and chair. Most teachers and students would love to have a four-day school week every week of the school year how does it affect the students find out in this article.
Can a four-day school week actually help kids who are struggling starting in the 2016–17 school year, it would offer a four-day school week. As more schools face tighter budgets, the idea of 4-day school weeks is gaining traction how will it affect learning. Schoolkids are excited when they have a long weekend it's a treat for a school week to be just four days long however, some districts have adopted a permanent four.
Disadvantages of 4-day school weeks include fewer extracurricular activities, long and tiring days for students and teachers and the possibility of students failing. With strapped state budgets and alluring promises of significant reductions in overhead and transportation costs, the four-day school week has been an increasingly. Four-day schools weeks are gaining momentum in some states more than a third of colorado's school districts have adopted a four-day schedule, and the schedule has. Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at. While the debate over whether students really benefit from a shorter school week rages on, it's apparent that the trend isn't going away anytime soon in an effort to. Adams weld school district 27-j considers four day school week as incentive to hire, retain teachers parents express pros, cons.Download 4 day school week