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DeKalb Schools Revert Back to Traditional Calendar for 2013-2014 School Year

Updated Calendar At Monday Night's Board of Education, a return to the "traditional" calendar for the 2013-2014 school year was approved by the BOE. The proposed Traditional Calendar developed by the Calendar Committee contains he following features: - 180 student-contact days; - 189 eacher-contract days with the final day (Day 190) being comprised of four (2 hrs. each/2 per semester) conference nights during the year as scheduled by each local school; - Takes into account state-designated testing windows and dates; - Concludes he first semester before the Winter Break in December - which prevents students from returning from the break with final exams and End of Course Tests (EOCT) - August 12th is first day of school.
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