Lake County parents have one less thing to stress about. On Monday, the school board announced the start date of 2015-2016 school year would remain August 24. In order to allow additional standardized test preparation, the board had been considering moving the start date up to August 10.
The decision not to adjust the date was based on the outcome of a community survey of parents with over 10,000 respondents. According to the school board's website, 71% did not support the change and 64% responded that they had already made plans that could not be changed to accommodate the earlier date.
An earlier school year start may be considered for 2016-17.