Georgia leaders won’t try to delay start of in-person school

After considering the idea, Georgia state leaders will not ask local schools to delay face-to-face instruction until after Labor Day.

It's unclear whether state leaders considered mandating a later start date or just suggested it. No written proposals were ever publicly released. Governor Brian Kemp spokesperson Candice Broce says there was discussion of a proposal with local superintendents and others, but the state Board of Education is not moving forward with it.

A few Georgia districts are scheduled to resume face-to-face instruction as early as next week. A number of others plan to start face-to-face instruction on Aug. 3. Those districts are moving ahead despite the continued spread of the virus across the state and protests from parents, teachers and experts.

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Source: WTOC

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