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Jay, Oklahoma 74346
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Parents/Guardians/Staff:

As a result of recent funding cuts to education, Jay Public Schools and the Board of Education have been exploring ways to deal with the lack of funding and to protect the educational gains we have made over the past several years. To help deal with this funding crisis, several schools in Oklahoma have transitioned to a four (4) day school week. Oklahoma School Law requires schools be in session 175 days or 1050 hours for students per school year. Districts that transition to a four (4) day school week can meet the required 1050 hours by modifying the school day.

When we contacted schools in Oklahoma who made the change to a four (4) day school week, they reported that

  • Student and teacher attendance increased.
  • Student and teacher morale increased.
  • There were no negative effects on grades or academics.
  • There was an increased ability to attract and retain quality teachers.
  • The district found significant savings on utility and transportation costs.

 

Modifications of the regular day include

  • Athletic activities (games, practice, etc) will be held on the day Jay Schools is not in session.
  • The length of the regular day will be extended by an estimated 45 min. to possibly 1 hour.

 

In an effort to save money, we would need to implement a four (4) day school week starting in August, 2016. Please assist us in determining if this transition will have a positive impact on Jay Schools by utilizing the tools listed below:

  • Complete a Survey on our website @ www.jay.k12.ok.us 
  • Attend the Informational meetings being held on:

             

             March 24, Upper Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30 PM

             April 21, Upper Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30 PM

 

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