four-day school week
Colorado now has more school districts on four-day weeks than any place in the nation — with little research on the benefits
Money moved more than 100 districts to forge ahead with the largely untested strategy. Parents and teachers learned to love it, but nobody knows its impact on kids and learning.
More than 80,000 Colorado students attend school four days a week. What happens on the fifth day?
As more Colorado school districts cut back to just four days a week in the face of financial pressures, many parents are looking for ways to fill that fifth day — they hope with meaningful learning outside the classroom.