Vista USD | BP 6111 Instruction
The Board of Trustees shall adopt a district calendar that meets the requirements of law as well as the needs of the community, students, the work year as negotiated with the district's employee organization(s), and the operational needs of the District. As appropriate, the Superintendent or designee shall ensure that the proposed calendar is aligned with assessment and accountability schedules in order to support the district's goals for student achievement.
The District calendar shall show the beginning and ending school dates, legal and local holidays, staff development days, orientation days, minimum days, vacation periods, and other pertinent dates.
The district shall offer 180 days of instruction per school year, unless the district and employee organization(s) have negotiated to reduce the days of instruction in any school year through 2012-13 pursuant to the authorization in Education Code 42605.
Staff development days shall not be counted as instructional days.
Notification of the schedule of minimum days shall be sent to all parents/guardians at the beginning of the school year. If any minimum days are added to the schedule, the Superintendent or designee shall notify parents/guardians of the affected students as soon as possible and at least one month before the scheduled minimum day. (Education Code 48980)
If a school will be used as a polling place on an election day, the Board shall determine whether to continue school in session, designate the day for staff training and development, or close the school to students and nonclassified staff. (Elections Code 12283)
37618 School calendar
41422 Schools not maintained for 175 days
46300 Method of computing ADA
48980 Notice at beginning of term
REPEALED EDUCATION CODE FOR CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS
12283 School closures, election days
Butt v. State of California, (1992) 4 Cal 4th 668
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD DECISIONS
Davis Joint Unified School District, (1984) PERB Decision No. 474
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
California Public Employment Relations Board: http://www.perb.ca.gov
Secretary of State's Office: http://www.ss.ca.gov
Policy VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: April 21, 2011 Vista, California