Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 9/6/2019 - 6:00 AM
Category: Curriculum and Instruction
Type: Info
Subject: Proposed Changes to the 2019-2020 Traditional Academic Calendar for T.C. Williams High School King Street and Minnie Howard Campuses
ACPS 2020 Strategic Plan Goal:
Objective 1.1 Educational Excellence
ACPS will regularly assess and respond to the needs, interests, and abilities of individual students.
Policy: IC/ID - School Year/School Day
Funding Source or Fiscal Impact (where applicable):
File Attachment:
190906_Board_Brief_Proposed_2019-2020_Academic_Calendar_Change_PSAT_SAT_Testing.pdf
181220_2019-2020_Traditional_Academic_Calendar_approved.pdf
190606_Proposed_Changes_2019-2020_Traditional_Academic_Calendar_DRAFT.pdf
Agenda Item Summary: T.C. Williams High School administers the PSAT, SAT, and PSAT NMSQT to students in grades 9-12 on three different dates in the school year: October 16 and October 30, 2019 and April 14, 2020. T.C. Williams is requesting a change to the 2019-2020 Traditional Academic Calendar to change the current early release date of October 9 to October 16 for both King Street and Minnie Howard; to make October 30 and April 14 early release days for the King Street campus only; and permission to allow non-testers to not report to school on the October 30 and April 14 dates.
Background:
Recommendation: The Superintendent recommends the School Board review the proposed changes to the 2019-2020 Traditional Academic Calendar presented in this brief for approval at the September 26, 2019 School Board Meeting.
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Gerald Mann - Executive Director of Secondary Instruction
Signed By:
Gregory Hutchings - Superintendent