Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Instructional Time Task Force on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will take place in Room B100 (basement level) in the Grimes State Office Building.
The task force was established in Senate File 2284 to study issues such as the school start date, length of the school day and school year, and after-school programming. Meetings are open to the public. More information about the task force is available online.
Tuesday’s agenda is as follows:
9:30 a.m. - Welcome
9:40 a.m. - Small Group Discussion on Top Priorities
10:30 a.m. - Group Discussion/Determination on Top Priorities
11 a.m. - Small Group Work on Draft
Noon - Lunch
12:30 p.m. - Group Work on Approval/Changes to Draft
4 p.m. - Final Report Adoption OR Planning for Additional Meeting