At least 292 school districts across the country have adopted four-day weeks as a cost-reduction measure. One is in North Branch, Minn.
Jill and Kevin Hyduke, of North Branch, Minn., hug before leaving for work and taking their kids Nora, left, and Ruby to school. The children have to get ready earlier and stay later at school because the district changed to a four-day school week to save money. Ben Garvin/For The Washington Post Buy Photo