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27J seeks to solve budget crunch with four-day weeks

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Part one of four

By Leo Wolfson

After voters rejected a $12 million levy proposed in November, School District 27J staff started searching for new ways to retain teachers and pay competitive salaries.

One idea is to institute four-day school weeks as a workplace benefit.

“We can be really creative and get some real gains about how we structure time,” said 27J Superintendent Chris Fiedler.

Fiedler also expects the four-day week to save the district around $1 million a year. This money would be devoted to getting counselors into all district schools.


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