Resolve, To Develop Model Academic Year Calendars
Sec. 1. Model academic year calendars. Resolved: That the Commissioner of Education shall establish a working group of kindergarten-to-grade-12 school officials, primarily superintendents and career and technical education directors, to prepare draft model academic year calendars that account for regional differences within the State to be submitted to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education matters by February 1, 2011. The working group may seek input from other stakeholders as it determines appropriate and shall present recommendations to the Commissioner of Education as to how to present the model academic year calendars for statewide review; and be it further
Sec. 2. Authorization to submit legislation. Resolved: That the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over education matters is authorized to submit a bill to the First Regular Session of the 125th Legislature to implement the findings of the working group under section 1.