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ERIC Number: ED232799
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Four Day School Week for Small Rural Schools. Small Schools Fact Sheet.
Culbertson, Jeanne
The four-day school week is a Monday-Thursday or Tuesday-Friday alternative to the traditional four-day week, which can be implemented with many variables and differing objectives. The four-day week saves heating, transportation, maintenance, electricity and some instructional costs, while providing better educational opportunities and use of facilities. It has proven popular with students, teachers and communities in the 12 Colorado school districts and 20 colleges which have tried it. Only a few minor negative aspects have been reported. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM.
Identifiers: Colorado; Fact Sheets; Four Day School Week; PF Project