Fiscal year 2017-2018 200 Day Calendar Operation Approval Deadline
The deadline for submission of a request for approval to operate all schools for 200 instructional days in Fiscal Year 2017-2018 is June 1, 2016. This request must be completed and submitted prior to the beginning of each year for which the school district or charter district is to operate for 200 or more days. The 200-day calendars are approved one year at a time. If your district or charter intends to operate on a 200-day calendar in Fiscal Year 2017-2018, you must, at a minimum:
a) Submit a letter to Lyle Friesen, Deputy Associate Superintendent of School Finance, and request approval of the 200-day calendar prior to June 1, 2017
b) Submit a 200-day calendar for each school within the school district/charter district, which includes a 10 percent increase in the annual instructional hours requirements of A.R.S. § 15-901.
c) Charters (ASBCS sponsored schools) requesting a 200-day calendar must be approved by the Charter Board prior the submission of the request for approval to operate for 200 days.
d) Budget for a five percent increase in base level support on the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 proposed and adopted budgets..
e) Submit the “Optional 200 Day Instructional Calendar Compliance Form”, available at: http://www.azed.gov/finance/forms/ to your Account Analyst.