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What's New for February 2020

Start time for public high schools (February 11, 2020)
This report describes the average start time for public high schools in the United States during the 2017-18 school year by school characteristics and state.

Characteristics of public schools where students attend classes fewer than 5 days per week (February 4, 2020)
This NCES Data Point examines the characteristics of public schools where students attend classes fewer than 5 days per week. Public schools were asked how many days were in a typical school week for students in grades 112. Nationally, about 1.9 percent of public schools have fewer than 5 days per school week, but this varies depending on the state where a school is located, school size, and other school characteristics.