The school year shall be at least 180 days. The Board may permit the operation of schools on state holidays providing a suitable nonsectarian educational program is held to observe the holiday, except for holidays which occur on those school days when school cannot be held pursuant to state statute. Extra days shall be included in the calendar in order to permit emergency closings in case of inclement weather or other emergencies which would make attendance at school unsafe for children.
(cf. 6130 – Emergency Closing)
Legal Reference: Connecticut General Statutes:
1-4 Days designated as legal holidays
10-15 Towns to maintain schools
10-29a Certain days to be proclaimed by governor.
Distribution and number of proclamations
Adopted: May 16, 1988
Revised: November 4, 2010