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601.03 Emergency School Closings

 

The Superintendent or the Superintendent’s designee shall have the authority to close schools because of extreme weather or other emergency conditions for the length of time the conditions exist. The Superintendent or the Superintendent’s designee shall make provisions to publicly announce such closings via available mass communication media as soon as possible after the decision to close.

 

Every reasonable effort shall be made to have students attend the total amount of school annually as specified by statute, state departmental rules, and Board policy.

 

Approved: 10/16/14

Reviewed: FY 2016-2017, August 15, 2016

Revised: 02/24/17