Days and Hours of Instruction--The Law

2013 Act 257: Eliminating the 180 Day Requirement


Each school board shall:

(f) 2. Annually schedule at least 437 hours of direct pupil instruction in kindergarten, at least 1,050 hours of direct pupil instruction in grades 1 through 6 and at least 1,137 hours of direct pupil instruction in grades 7 to 12. Scheduled hours under this subdivision include recess and time for pupils to transfer between classes but do not include the lunch period.

Additional links include:

Days and Hours Worksheet

Overview

Administrative Rule

Definition of Terms

Meeting Standard (f)

Reporting School Closures Form

Questions and Answers

 

For questions about this information, contact Beverly Kniess (608) 266-3706
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