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Monday July 22nd, 2019 6:38PM

Legislative committee studying school start dates in Georgia schedules first public hearing

By AccessWDUN Staff

Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) recently announced that the first meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Evaluating the School Year Calendar of Georgia Public Schools will be held on Tuesday, October 9, at 1:00 p.m. in room 450 of the Georgia Capitol.

Sen. Gooch is chairman of the committee.

The committee will review the effect of varied school start dates on the travel and hospitality industries while ensuring that there will be no disruption to the education of Georgia’s children.

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