EB(LOCAL) - SCHOOL YEAR
Note: The District's innovation plan may be found at http://www.cantonisd.net/pdf/district/CISD%20District%20of%20Innovation%20Plan.pdf. This local policy has been revised in accordance with the District's innovation plan.
The Superintendent shall be authorized to approve variations from the Board-adopted school calendar, as necessary.
The Board delegates to the Superintendent the authority to close schools for reasons of public health and safety.
School Start Date
The District shall be exempt from state law that generally prohibits a school year from beginning prior to the fourth Monday in August. Instruction for students shall begin no earlier than the third Monday in August.