EC(LOCAL) - SCHOOL DAY

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

Minutes of Instruction

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District is exempt from state laws requiring an instructional day to consist of seven hours or 420 minutes. The District shall communicate information about the length of school days in appropriate District publications.

The Board-adopted school calendar shall provide 75,600 instructional minutes in accordance with state law. [See EB]

Loss of Class Time

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District is exempt from state law limiting the amount of time a student may be removed from class for remedial tutoring or test preparation. The Superintendent shall develop administrative regulations regarding removing a student from class for remedial tutoring or test preparation.

Interruptions

The District shall limit nonacademic activities that interrupt and distract from the academic process and shall enforce the following restrictions:

Announcements, other than emergency announcements, shall be made over the public address system only once during the school day.

Selling or solicitation shall not be permitted during class time. [For fundraising activities, see FJ.]

Waxahachie ISD

EC(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2017.05

DATE ISSUED: 9/7/2017