Section I: Instructional Program
Policy Title: School Day
Policy Code: ID
Lead Department: Academic Leadership
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The normal school day for the instruction of the students of Tucson Unified School District shall be in accordance with Arizona Revised Statutes.
Each instructional day shall consist of not less than the minimum amount of time prescribed in A.R.S. 15-901 for each respective program level.
The Superintendent may close the schools, delay the opening of schools, or dismiss school early for emergency reasons and to protect the health and safety of students and staff members, shall prepare rules for the proper and timely notification of concerned persons in the event of such emergency closing, and shall in all cases inform the Board President as soon as possible.
Adopted: September 20, 2005
Reviewed: March 25, 2013
LEGAL REF.: A.R.S. 15-341 General powers and duties; immunity;
15-801 School year; school month; holidays
15-861 Four day school week and alternative kindergarten programs
CROSS REF: IC - School Year
Replaces TUSD Policy # 6000 Length of Day