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Could a Four-Day School Week Work in Houston?

Starting this fall, Olfen School District in Central Texas will implement a four-day school week, by extending the hours of each school day and holding tutoring and other activities on days off. Could such a system work in Houston? We discuss the pros and cons with Lisa Dawn-Fisher, chief school finance officer with the Texas Education Agency, […]

Energy Institute Class Education Classroom School - Laura Isensee HPM

Starting this fall, Olfen School District in Central Texas will implement a four-day school week, by extending the hours of each school day and holding tutoring and other activities on days off.

Could such a system work in Houston? We discuss the pros and cons with Lisa Dawn-Fisher, chief school finance officer with the Texas Education Agency, and Bob Sanborn of Children at Risk.

(Image: Laura Isensee, Houston Public Media)

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