State approves early start date for GOISD
April 27, 2019
By RICHARD JENKINS
BERGLAND — The six districts in the Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District will be starting school earlier next year after the state approved the district’s early-start waiver Tuesday.
“(The waivers) were approved for a three-year period,” GOISD Superintendent Bruce Mayle said. “All the districts are planning to take advantage of that.”
A state law passed in 2005 mandates districts start school after Labor Day, but allows a waiver for certain conditions.
One of the exceptions can be for districts that have certain programs w...