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

Exception to Minimum Daily Number of Minutes of Instruction

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District shall be exempt from the statutory requirement for 420 minutes of instruction in each day of instruction.

Therefore, the District shall better meet individual student needs through personalized learning and increasing the use of advanced instructional technology.

Loss of Class Time

The District shall not remove a student from a regularly scheduled class for tutoring or test preparation for more than ten percent of the school days on which the class is offered without a parent's written consent.


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]

Tomball ISD


LDU 2017.01

DATE ISSUED: 5/24/2017