EDUCATION

Schools turn to 4-day weeks to trim budgets

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The Washington Post reports: An increasing number of public school are eliminating an entire school day each week to help make dramatic cuts.

At least 292 school districts nationwide have a four-day week, according to a Washington Post survey, more than double the 120 estimated two years ago.

It's a small fraction of the nation’s 15,000 school districts, but it’s one sign in American education of the evaporation of federal stimulus funds and other fiscal troubles.

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