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The Four Day School Week

Evidently, there are places in the US that have a four day school week.  Along with the recently reinstated in my part of the country February week off (back in the 70’s it was to conserve energy – now not so sure as there are activities during this break), many districts have looked at a… Continue reading The Four Day School Week

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Fuel Costs and Education

Back in July, I was reading the blog of one of the local newspaper’s education reporters, George Basler.  This particular blog post was regarding the effect high diesel fuel costs was having on school budgets and, subsequently, the education of our children.  About 12 days later, I was reading a Reuters article on Yahoo! that schools were… Continue reading Fuel Costs and Education