8 Round Rock ISD early release days converted into full instructional days

Round Rock ISD traditionally plans for four early release days at the end of each semester for its high school students. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Round Rock ISD traditionally plans for four early release days at the end of each semester for its high school students. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Round Rock ISD traditionally plans for four early release days at the end of each semester for its high school students. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Round Rock ISD's board of trustees approved an alteration to the district's 2020-21 academic calendar to extend high school early release days to full instructional days, per an Oct. 23 RRISD news release. The amendment is attributed as a means of meeting state requirements for in-person instructional minutes relative to COVID-19, per the release.

The altered schedule impacts two sets of previously designated early release days: Dec. 14-17 and May 24-27, per the release. The district will now require high school students participate in full instructional days Dec. 14-17 and May 24-27.


RRISD traditionally plans for four early release days at the end of each semester for its high school students, according to the release. To view RRISD's 2020-21 academic calendar, click here.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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