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Document Number: 7824

Number of Instructional Days/Hours in the School Year PDF - This StateNote examines the number of instructional days required in each state. While state requirements vary on the number of instructional days and hours in the year, the majority of states set the school year at 180 days (30 states). Eleven states set the minimum number of instructional days between 160 and 179 days, two states set the minimum above 180 days (Kansas and Ohio) and eight states currently do not set a minimum number of instructional days. Click here for 2013 update (Zaleski and Colasanti, Education Commission of the States, June 2008)...
Author: Zaleski and Colasanti
Publication: StateNote
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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