Climax Springs Superintendent Discusses Plans for Four-Day School Week

Local News Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Climax Springs school district has been soliciting input from parents on the possibility of adopting a four-day school week next year. A lot of districts in central Missouri are making the change. Superintendent Nathan Barb says, for them, It’s a tool they hope will help with teacher retention.

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Students would attend school Tuesday through Friday and have Mondays off. For the teachers, those Mondays would be split between days off and development days. Barb says it also provides a benefit to the families, with a built-in day for appointments that might otherwise hurt attendance.

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A public hearing will be held at 6pm February 13th, with the Board of Education to meet immediately afterward for a possible vote.

Below is the entire interview with Superintendent Barb.


Local News Saturday, February 1st, 2020

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