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School Closings and Cancellations
File: EBCE (pdf)
Adopted: Date of manual adoption
Revised: November 13, 2018
Associated Regulation: EBCE-R
SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND CANCELLATIONS
The Superintendent or designee is empowered to close the schools or to dismiss them early in the event of hazardous weather or other emergencies which threaten the health, safety, or welfare of students or staff members. It is understood that the Superintendent or designee will take such action only after consultation with appropriate authorities.
Parents, students, and staff members shall be informed early in each school year how they will be notified of emergency closings or early dismissals.
All staff members, except for teachers and personnel who work only on teacher work days or on student days, unless otherwise notified shall be required to report to work as soon as possible on emergency days.
C.R.S. 22-1-112 (school year and national holidays)
C.R.S. 22-32-109 (1)(n) (Board's duty to determine number of instructional/contact hours/days)
C.R.S. 22-33-101 et seq. (school attendance law)
1 CCR 301-39, Rules 2254-R-2.06 (Board may reduce teacher-pupil instructional/contact time; closings deemed by Board necessary for health, safety or welfare of pupils)
IC-ICA, School Year/School Calendar/Instruction Time
End of File: EBCE