804.  SCHOOL DAY – Pg.  

804.  SCHOOL DAY

1.        Purpose

The normal school day for the instruction of district students shall be in accordance with law, regulations and Board policy.

2.        Authority

        SC 1504

        Title 22                 Sec. 11.2, 11.3

        

The Board shall establish the times for the daily sessions of district schools.

3.        Delegation of         Responsibility

        

The Superintendent or designee may close, delay the opening, or dismiss schools early for emergency reasons and to protect the health and safety of students and staff. The Superintendent or designee shall prepare procedures for proper and timely notification of all concerned, in the event of an emergency closing.

In all cases, the Superintendent shall inform the Board President as soon as possible.

        Title 22

        Sec. 11.25

        Pol. 204

The Superintendent or designee shall develop rules that allow students to enter and leave schools under exceptional conditions so that variances with the normal school schedule may be accommodated. Such rules shall consider such things as inclement weather, illness, urgent reasons and other circumstances.

References:

School Code – 24 P.S. Sec. 1504

State Board of Education Regulations – 22 PA Code Sec. 11.2, 11.3, 11.25

Board Policy – 204

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