SCS eliminates mandatory Saturday school as option for 2020-21 calendar, official says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County school district has eliminated mandatory Saturday school as a consideration for the 2020-21 calendar, according to an SCS official.

SCS is still exploring ideas for the school calendar, including an optional Saturday Academy.

The Academy will be scheduled flexibly for students from all faith-based backgrounds.

The district is seeking additional feedback about the calendar from teachers, administrators, students and parents through a survey, according to the official.

The survey can be accessed here.