Pelican Rapids Moves to 4-Day School Week
Pelican Rapids is one of six Minnesota school districts that will be allowed to have a four-day school week next year.
Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Casselius also approved requests from Blackduck, Lake Superior, Ogilvie and MACCRAY.
An earlier request from the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City district will last through the year.
The state is pushing schools away from four-day weeks, arguing they don’t boost student learning.
But lawmakers have introduced bills to allow them to continue.