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School Week Should Be Four Days Long, Study

09/11/2015 04:00 EDT | Updated 09/14/2015 10:59 EDT

This might give kids more of a reason to say TGIF. A study released by the Education Commission of the States suggests that taking a day off the week might be good for kids, teachers and schools. The idea isn’t new: around 100 school districts across the US already use four-day weeks. Are there any drawbacks to a longer weekend? To hear the argument for four-day school weeks, watch the video above.

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