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Code No. 603 Emergency School Closings

Code No. 603




The superintendent of schools for the District 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 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 days or hours annually as specified by statute, state departmental rules, and local school board policy.






Approved:  March 28, 2016


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