EB(LOCAL) - SCHOOL YEAR

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

Exception to Uniform Start Date

In accordance with the District's innovation plan, the District shall be exempt from the statutory restriction that prohibits the instructional school year from beginning before the fourth Monday in August.

Therefore, the District shall annually develop a school calendar in which the instructional year may begin earlier than the fourth Monday in August.

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.

Palacios ISD

EB(LOCAL)-X

LDU 2017.01

DATE ISSUED: 6/6/2017