June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020—The CFISD Board of Trustees approved the calendar committee’s recommendation to modify the 2020-2021 instructional calendar during its regularly scheduled meeting on June 16.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in a loss of 52 instructional days that comprised 30 percent of the instructional calendar, Texas Education Agency (TEA) Commissioner Mike Morath suggested school districts consider modifications to an instructional calendar that:
In response, the calendar committee recommended an amended calendar that:
The amended calendar features 79,200 total instructional minutes, an increase of 3,600 minutes from the previously approved 2020-2021 calendar—the equivalent of eight additional instructional days being built into the school year.
To download a modified 2020-2021 school calendar, visit the CFISD website at www.cfisd.net/en/calendar/.