Some Kansas Schools Cutting Back to 4 Days

By: AP
By: AP

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) _ Some Kansas schools are preparing for further additional cuts in state spending by cutting to four-day weeks.

The Cunningham school board in south-central Kansas earlier this month decided to adopt the four-day week for the district's grade school and high school. That will save the district about $45,000 on busing, utility and labor costs.

The term will be Aug. 24 to May 26.

At least 11 school districts in the state have adopted four-day school weeks.

The Haviland and Mullinville districts in Kiowa County approved the change for next year in March.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 43368232 - wibw.com/a?a=43368232