Vote for 2014-2015 CMS calendar
In July 2012, the North Carolina General Assembly amended the statute that governs school calendars. The new law, which goes into effect next school year, gives districts more flexibility with start and end dates and also mandates 185 days or 1,025 hours of instruction. The amended law also provides an opportunity to improve the school calendar by providing more teacher workdays for professional development, a longer winter break and improved severe weather make-up days.
After the polling period ends, Superintendent Heath Morrison will review the results and evaluate comments submitted by staff, parents and community members. He will then recommend a calendar option to the Board of Education. In April, the Board will select the 2014-15 calendar. (This poll does not apply to the continuous learning calendar with extended time at Project L.I.F.T. schools.)
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