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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
Modifications of the regular day include
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:
March 24, Upper Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30 PM
April 21, Upper Elementary Cafeteria, 6:30 PM