Plano ISD offers academic calendar survey earlier in planning process; adjusts questions

Plano ISD is offering a survey for input on the 2020-21 academic calendar. This survey has been offered before, but this year, the district is asking for input earlier in the planning process, according to PISD spokesperson Lesley Range-Stanton.

This year’s survey also differs in the questions asked. In previous years, parents, staff, students and community members asked for input on particular calendar options.

This year, the survey is made up of specific questions to help with the calendar building process, Range-Stanton said. This includes a portion that asks survey-takers to rate the importance of calendar options on a scale of 1 to 5.

In 2018, for the 2019-20 academic calendar, the district had about 4,300 respondents. The year prior, there were roughly 6,000 respondents, according to Range-Stanton.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano, including education and transportation.


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