Highlights of 10/10 Lincoln Board of Education meeting
The Lincoln Board of Education held a regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Lincoln Public Schools District Office, 5905 O St. The Board will hold its next meeting at 6 p.m. Oct.24.
Recommendation for 2020-21 student calendar
The Lincoln Board of Education Tuesday heard recommendations for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school year calendars – developed by a Calendar Committee made up of educators, parents and community members.
The major focus of developing the calendar is making sure LPS has a learning-centered calendar, according to John Neal, Assistant Superintendent for Governmental Relations and General Administration.
“We listen to a variety of different stakeholders in making these recommendations,” stressed Rita Bennett, president of the Lincoln Education Association.
And bringing two calendar proposals is a milestone allowing our families to plan further ahead, Bennett continued. “We have developed a consistent purpose and set of variables, a systematic development of calendars, so by bringing you two calendar recommendations we can then focus on the current year – plus three years out.”
Main highlights of the proposed 2019-20 calendar:
Main highlights of the proposed 2020-21 calendar:
Purpose: The school calendar demonstrates the school district’s commitment to learning. It is based on sound instructional considerations and priorities ensuring the continuity, efficiency and effectiveness of teaching and learning. LPS established the following calendar variables to be considered by the LPS Calendar Committee in devising the student calendar.
The Board will vote final approval of the school calendars at the Oct. 24 meeting.
The Board reviewed several minor proposed policy changes all related to Business Affairs:
The Board will vote final approval at the Oct. 24 meeting.
Published: October 10, 2017, Updated: October 10, 2017