Marion School District

What a Four-Day School Week Looks Like

MARION, S.D.- More and more schools are considering switching to a four day week. In South Dakota, 34 of the 149 school districts have already made the change according to the South Dakota Department of Education. But what exactly does that look like? The Marion School District made the switch three years ago. They have four-day weeks, Monday through Thursday….

Iowa School District Settles Lawsuits Over Students’ Classroom Sex Abuse

MARION, Iowa (AP) – The Marion school district has settled lawsuits filed by three of four families who alleged that their children had been sexually abused by a 15-year-old classroom volunteer. District documents say each family received $600,000 for dropping their lawsuits against the district and the classroom teacher. Court documents say the families filed their dismissal actions in Linn…