501.12 Emergency School Closings

The Superintendent/designee shall have the authority to close schools because of extreme weather or other emergency conditions for the length of time the condition exists. The Superintendent/designee shall make provisions to publicly announce such closings via available mass communication media as soon as possible after the decision to close. Every reasonable effort shall be made to have students attend the total amount of school days or hours annually as specified by statue, state departmental rules, the district's Return to Learn plan, and local school board policy.


Approved: 11/14/67

          Reviewed: 6/10/19

Revised: 12/14/09; 5/13/13; 8/10/20