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ERIC Number: ED502967
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Aug
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on the School Calendar: The Four-Day School Week
Gaines, Gale F.
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
When the economy weakens, heightened consideration is given to ways in which schools can more efficiently use financial resources. Discussions about implementing four-day school weeks--with students attending school more hours each day--are surfacing again in some states. While the need to balance the budget is real, the current emphasis on improving student achievement should continue to be central to state-level decisions affecting students and schools. A list of resources is included.
Southern Regional Education Board. 592 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board
Identifiers - Location: Colorado