School District Moving To 4-Day School Week To Avoid Teacher Burnout

LOUISVILLE, KY - JANUARY 11: A teacher interacts with students virtually while sitting in an empty classroom during a period of Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) at Hazelwood Elementary School on January 11, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jefferson County Public Schools, along with many other school districts in the US, have switched to NTI in response to severe staffing shortages caused by the prevalence of the omicron variant of COVID-19. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
  • In one of the most preposterous moves in the history of educating children, an Ohio school district has voted to go to school LESS and the superintendent claims this plan “could save the profession of eduction.”
  • The North College Hill School District school board voted unanimously Monday to approve a plan that will see children attend school in person four days a week during the 2023-24 calendar year.
  • Students will spend Monday at home, or wherever they end up hanging out, and they’ll be doing “self-directed work” while teachers will have time to do some “collaboration” and “some planning,” according to superintendent Eugene Blalock whose district ranked #597 out of 607 Ohio school districts, according to the state’s evaluation index.
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