EBCD - Emergency Closures**

Code: EBCD
Adopted: 8/13/97
Re-adopted: 12/16/15

In case of hazardous or emergency conditions, the superintendent may alter district and transportation schedules as are appropriate to the particular condition.  Such alterations include closure[1] of all schools, closure of selected schools or grade levels, delayed openings of schools and early dismissal of students.

The superintendent will develop and maintain such plans and procedures as are necessary to carry out alternate school and bus schedules.

At the beginning of each school year students, parents and staff will be informed of the procedures used to notify them in case of an emergency closure.

[1] Upon approval by the Board, for the 2015-2016 school year, up to 14 hours of emergency school closures due to adverse weather conditions and facilities failure may be included in the calculation of instructional time. (Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 581-022-1620  “Instructional time” is defined in OAR 581-022-0102.

Legal Reference(s)

OAR 437-002-0360
OAR 437-002-0377
OAR 581-022-2225
OAR 581-022-2320
OAR 581-053-0004