Bill proposed that would begin school year after Labor Day

With kids heading back to school in the Buckeye State, a state lawmaker is saying that school shouldn’t be starting in the middle of August. State Senator Gayle Manning says she’s been hearing from parents who are angry that school is starting when the weather is still hot or when they want to do a family trip together. Manning has proposed legislation that would require public schools to start their academic year after Labor Day. It’s not the first time such a bill has been put forward, so school districts and boards have been prepared for this. Damon Asbury is the director of legislative services for the Ohio School Boards Association. He said the law requires kids to be in class for 920 hours a year, and the calendar has to reflect that

Check Also

More Covid Aid In OH

Ohio will use $50 million dollars in federal pandemic aid to buy 2 million at-home …