California R-I School discuss snow days and bus funding

Snow days and bus funding came under discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the California R-I School Board Wednesday, Feb. 16.

According to California R-I Superintendent Marty Albertson, the school calendar is 176 days long. Since the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) only requires 174 days of school, that means two snow days are built into the school calendar. If they are not used, school will dismiss two days earlier than scheduled.

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Kesha Fairchild, left, is awarded her California High School Diploma by School Board President Craig Ash. Fairchild completed the graduation requirements through the Missouri Options program. The diploma was awarded at the regular monthly school board meeting Wednesday, Feb. 16.

For more of this story check out the Feb. 23 issue of the California Democrat.

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