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By Zachary Laux
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

5 or 4.5?: School board explores 4.5-day school week and longer school days


From Laramie County School District 2 website

The calendar above shows the proposed 4.5-day school week for the 2014/15 school year. The Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees is exploring the option of moving to a 4.5-day school week next school year to help increase instruction.

Teachers, students and parents will have an opportunity to be heard and talk about a four-and-a-half-day school week Feb. 5 at Burns High School.

Superintendent Jack Cozort and the Laramie County School District 2 Board of Trustees reviewed a 2014/15 school calendar Jan. 13, which shows what a 4.5 school week might look like for the district.

The proposed change would allow students in all LCSD2 schools to leave 1 p.m. on several Fridays in the school year.

"I think it is a great opportunity to put the most qualified teachers in front of students, providing instruction for the most time we...

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