The Board of Education shall determine the times that school will be in session for the purpose of providing adequate time for pupils to profit from the educational program of the district.

The schools of the district will be in session for pupils on those days specified by the Board and at the daily hours determined annually.

The Superintendent may close the schools, delay the opening of school, or dismiss school early when such alteration in the regular session is required for the protection of the health and safety of pupils and staff members. The Superintendent shall inform the Board President of any such alteration as soon as possible and shall prepare rules for the proper and timely notification of concerned persons in the event of any emergency closing of the schools.

N.J.A.C. 6:20-1.3; 6:21-2.5

Adopted: 21 April 2005