A school board in Aroostook County has voted to continue the traditional harvest break.
The MSAD 1 board, which covers the Presque Isle area, decided Wednesday night to keep the three-week fall break for now.
They’ll revisit the issue in three years.
The Superintendent’s Office says the vote was 9 to 7 in favor.
Harvest break was designed to give students the chance to help out on local farms.
But only about 13 percent of the kids do that now.
The district held a public hearing on the issue last month.
The board also considered phasing out the harvest break over a three-year period or shortening it to two weeks.