Wonder #2847: Why Don't We Go to School on Weekends?

Question 1 of 3

According to this Wonder, why was Saturday and Sunday chosen as the weekend days?

  1. because teachers and students are already off on those days
  2. because of their importance in Islam
  3. because of their importance in Judaism and Christianity
  4. because they are an important part of the Industrial Revolution

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a money saving benefit of a four-day school week?

  1. electricity
  2. textbooks
  3. food
  4. transportation

Question 3 of 3

A 2015 study in Colorado found that this happened when students went to school four days a week?

  1. their attendance improved
  2. their math scores went down
  3. they improved in social studies
  4. their math scores went up

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