Four-Day School Week Scoping Review

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What kind of research exists on four-day school weeks in the United States?

Our scoping review aimed to identify all empirical studies on the four-day school week in the United States and explore the types of research evidence in the literature. Our review included 111 studies. As part of our review process, we also completed interviews with three superintendents with experience in decision-making around the four-day school week.


To get more details for each study included in our review, visit our interactive database of all studies:

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Technical Resources 

A free e-book version of the technical report is available here on GitHub.

A downloadable version of our report—and our protocol, data, code, and materials—are available here on the Open Science Framework.

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