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Why was the Distict of Innovation calendar defeated again by CCISD trustees?

Posted at 11:25 AM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 13:47:04-04

CCISD passed next school year’s calendar Monday, a week later than expected.

Seven days earlier, a proposed District of Innovation calendar was defeated for the second straight year.

So what is a District of Innovation?

Simply put, being a District of Innovation means a district can start school earlier than the fourth week in August, allowing teachers professional development days during the school year.

But there are other provisions which made opponents nervous.