Adopted: 1996 District
599 Policy 602
The purpose of this policy is to provide for a timely determination of the school calendar and school day.
II. GENERAL STATEMENT OF POLICY
It is important to parents, students, employees, and the general public to have advance knowledge of the school calendar and school day to effectively plan for the school year.
III. CALENDAR RESPONSIBILITY
IV. SCHOOL DAY RESPONSIBILITY
A. The superintendent shall be responsible for developing a schedule for the student day, subject to review by the school board. All requirements and provisions of Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Department of Education Rules shall be met.
B. In developing the student day schedule, the superintendent shall consider such factors as school bus schedules, cooperative programs, differences in time requirements at various grade levels, effective utilization of facilities, cost effectiveness, and other concerns deserving of attention.
C. Proposed changes in the school day shall be subject to review and approval by the school board.
Legal References: Minn. Stat. §120 A.40 (School Calendar)
Minn. Stat. § 120A.41 (Length of School Year; Days of Instruction)
Minn. Stat. § 120A.42 (Holidays)
Minn. Stat. § 120 B.031 (Implementing the Profile of Learning)
127 A.41, subd. 7 (Distribution of School Aids; Appropriation)