September 28, 2022

The Four-Day School Week Is Here

by The Journal.

Background show artwork for The Journal.

To combat a teacher shortage, some school districts across the country are adopting a four-day week. WSJ’s Ben Chapman explains the pros and cons, and a superintendent in Missouri talks about how parents and teachers are reacting.


Further Reading:

- School Districts Facing Shortages Lure Teachers With Four-Day Weeks 

- Teacher, Staff Shortages Reported by About Half of Schools, Survey Finds

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