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DeKalb County School District Policy
Policy AEA: School Calendar  
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The DeKalb County Board of Education shall adopt a calendar for each school year.  The Superintendent is authorized to develop a calendar that will satisfy all legal requirements and the rules of the State Board of Education and the accrediting agencies.  The school calendar shall include the following:


1.  The date for teachers to report for duty and the date their services for the year will be completed; and


2.  Days of attendance for students, holiday and vacation periods, and other days affecting students and personnel.  


When a school day is canceled because of inclement weather or other emergency conditions, the Superintendent shall have authority to reschedule the day within the annual period of time scheduled for the teachers.


The school calendar shall be presented annually by the Superintendent to the Board for approval.


DeKalb County School District
Date Adopted:  9/11/2000
Last Revised:  4/18/2012

Policy Reference Disclaimer: These references are not intended to be part of the policy itself, nor do they indicate the basis or authority for the board to enact this policy. Instead, they are provided as additional resources for those interested in the subject matter of the policy.

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State Reference Description
O.C.G.A 20-02-0168 Distribution of federal funds; summer school programs; year-round operation
O.C.G.A 20-02-0221 Furlough days
Rule 160-5-1-.02 School Day and School Year for Students and Employees
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