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;
eacher-contract days with the final day (Day 190) being comprised of four (2
each/2 per semester) conference nights during the year as scheduled
by each local school;
- Takes into account state-designated testing windows
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
- August 12th is first day of school.
Review the proposed DeKalb School Schedules Per Dr. Atkinson's request, the Division of Curriculum and Instruction convened a group of stakeholders to explore school calendar options for next year. The Calendar Committee includes pa... Read Post
AJC - The DeKalb County school system will shift to a “balanced” attendance calendar next fall, despite a survey showing most parents oppose the change. The school board voted 6-2 Monday for the new calendar. (Board member Sarah Cop... Read Post
Click here for proposed 2013-2014 Traditional Calendar. Click here for proposed 2013-2014 Balanced Calendar. Discussion at AJC's Get Schooled The DeKalb County School District's Calendar Committee is soliciting your feedback regardi... Read Post