VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Members of the Jewish neighborhood will communicate to the Virginia Seashore Faculty Board on Tuesday evening about altering the primary day of the 2021-2022 college 12 months.
The calendar at the moment has the primary day of sophistication for 2021 on the day after Labor Day, on the Jewish vacation Rosh Hashanah. The vacation marks the beginning of the Jewish New 12 months.
Virginia Seashore Colleges historically begins the day after Labor Day, and native Jewish leaders say that is an “unprecedented state of affairs.”
Jewish dad and mom are usually not comfortable in regards to the scheduling battle. Mother or father Mindi Golden Friedman says it’s unfair to make college students select between faith and college.
“How does no one see that that was flawed and simply by delaying one or two days for college there are different methods to make up these days, you begin the children off with a drawback in the event that they miss their first day of college and lecturers and directors,” Friedman mentioned.
Faculty Board Chairwoman Carolyn Rye introduced a plan to droop using the varsity 12 months’s calendar till the difficulty is resolved.
If you wish to attend the assembly tonight, it begins at 6 p.m. within the Faculty Administration Constructing at 2512 George Mason Drive in Virginia Seashore.
Mother and father hope to resolve this concern sooner fairly than later.