Note: This local policy has been revised in accordance with the District's innovation plan.

School Calendar

The Superintendent shall be authorized to approve variations from the Board-adopted school calendar, as necessary.

School Closure

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.

Therefore, the District shall annually develop a District calendar that meets the needs of the District and the community.

Atlanta ISD


LDU 2017.03

DATE ISSUED: 6/28/2017