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833: School will begin after Labor Day

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Reluctantly, School District Superintendent Tom Nelson recommended to the school board at the March 26 meeting that the district set Sept. 8, the day after Labor Day, to start school this fall.


State law prohibits school districts from starting before Labor Day.

A bill to let districts start before Labor Day for two years and one to permanently lift the ban have been defeated, Nelson said.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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