Bryan ISD school board approves 2017-2018 school year calendar

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - The Bryan ISD school board has approved the calendar for the next school year.

The school start date for 2017-2018 is set for Monday, August 21.

School leaders also approved the District of Innovation Plan, which gives Bryan ISD flexibility to gain more local control.

State law says public schools must start the fourth Monday in August, but the District of Innovation Plan lets district leaders choose a different date.