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Oklahoma lawmakers to mull rules limiting 4-day school weeks


January 24, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Legislature will consider new rules that would raise the student performance standards for schools to operate on a four-day work week.

The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Thursday in favor of adopting the new standards starting in the 2021-22 school year.

"It's so important to make sure that we have those student outcomes," board member Estela Hernandez said. "We understand that local control is very important, but we also need to ensure that best outcomes for our students are there."

The rules would still need the approval of the Legislature, wh...

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