Public Comments

  • Periodically, the Board of Education will post policy updates and naming nominations for public comment to receive input from members of the community. Items that are currently open for comment are posted on this page with instructions on how to provide your feedback. The Board of Education values your opinion and appreciates your feedback on these items.

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    April 9, 2019 – The Board of Education is reconsidering the traditional academic calendars for 2019-20 and 2020-21, which were approved on Feb. 28. The revised calendars, which add back one day of instruction for students, are now posted for a 14-day public comment period.

    View the proposed calendars by clicking on the links below:

    One day on each calendar was changed from a mandated workday to a student day – Jan. 22, 2020, on the 2019-20 calendar and Oct. 27, 2020, on the 2020-21 calendar. This will provide students with more instructional hours, while also restoring a work day for transportation and school food service staff.

    Also Tuesday, the board released several non-traditional academic calendars for a 30-day public comment period. The calendars can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

    Middle and early college calendars are developed in alignment with the GCS traditional academic calendar and with the appropriate college calendar for that school. Collegiate calendars for the 2020-21 academic year are not yet available at Greensboro College, Guilford College and UNCG, so GCS calendars for the high schools on those campuses have not yet been developed.  

    To share feedback, email gcscomments@gcsnc.com. Feedback may also be sent by U.S. mail to Calendar Comments, Guilford County Schools, 712 N. Eugene St., Greensboro, NC 27401.