Wash. District Will Change Oddball Schedule

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Wacky Wednesdays are about to become a thing of the past for families in the Puyallup School District. They’ll be replaced by somewhat manic Mondays — all in an effort to increase student instructional time and bring consistency to school schedules.

For more than five years, Puyallup elementary schools have had early dismissal on Wednesdays, with kids arriving 10 minutes early and school ending around midday. Meanwhile, junior and senior high students have started each Wednesday 1 hour, 45 minutes late.

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