Knox County Schools will implement an important calendar change for the upcoming school year. In May, the Board of Education approved a proposal to create six early-release days for students in the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years. This proposal is aimed at improving student learning outcomes by:
Giving teachers regular, designated times toprepare lessonsandevaluate student progress;
Allowing educators from different subject areas to collaboratively discuss thewell-being and academic performanceof individual students;
Allowing educators from common subject areas (i.e., math teachers, ELA teachers, etc.) toshare insightsabout curriculum, teaching methods and assessment practices; and
Helping principalsprovide professional developmentto their staff.
Early release days will be held on the following dates in the 2022-23 school year: