Austin School Board to approve make-up day

Published 4:53 pm Saturday, March 8, 2014

The Austin Public Schools board is set to change next Wednesday, March 12, from a half day to a full day of school.

The board will formally approve the calendar change during its school board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 10.

Austin has had five snow days thus far this school year.

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Though the district isn’t in danger of running under state-mandated class time, the district schedules three snow days in teachers’ contracts.

Board members will also approve the district’s integration plan and budget for the 2014-2015 school year.