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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Board sets three weather make-up days
for Hurricane Dorian, waives fourth day
BEAUFORT – The Beaufort County Board of Education tonight approved three make-up days – and waived a fourth day – to compensate for instructional days missed due to Hurricane Dorian.
District schools were closed four days Sept. 3-6. South Carolina state law requires minimum numbers of instructional days or hours, depending on the grade levels of students. Districts must incorporate three make-up days into their annual calendars, and once those three days are used, local boards of education have authority to waive up to three additional days.
Tonight’s vote by the Board largely supported the 2019-20 calendar approved last January but added minor modifications. The newly revised calendar includes: