he school year in Oskaloosa may have ended early, but the next school year may start early. At Tuesday night’s (4/28) meeting, the Oskaloosa School Board looked over the proposed calendar for the 2020-21 school year. It was suggested the school year start August 17, rather than the 24th—the required first day of school. Oskaloosa Superintendent Paula Wright says the August 24 starting date was set before the coronavirus outbreak.
“The Governor has waived the start date requirement for the fall of 2020 and so we’re considering an earlier start date to get our kids back to school sooner.”
The Oskaloosa School Board took no action on the 2020-21 school year calendar. It will be on the agenda for their next meeting on May 12.