The DeKalb County School District Calendar Committee has recommended to Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Atkinson that DeKalb Schools adopt a new balanced calendar for the 2013-2014 school year, one that includes more instructional opportunity for students throughout the year.
The School District Calendar Committee recommended that the District not make changes to the upcoming 2012-2013 school year calendar, which the DeKalb County Board of Education approved in 2010.
Based on the committee’s suggestions, the Superintendent will make a recommendation to the Board of Education in May regarding a process to build a new 2013-2014 calendar. The School District calendar for the 2012-2013 school year will not change.
An online survey seeking community and employee input on the School District calendar recorded more than 36,000 responses, which were incorporated into the Committee’s recommendations.
“I’d like to thank the Calendar Committee and the many people