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St. Mary Parish School Board delays start date to Sept. 8

St. Mary Parish School board
Posted at 5:35 PM, Aug 06, 2020

The St. Mary Parish School Board has voted to delay the start of school until after Labor Day, with students reporting on September 8.

School board members met in a special meeting Thursday to discuss the start date.

Classes were scheduled to start in the beginning of August.

Parents, students, and staff joined in a rally at the school board's central office on Wednesday, protesting the decision to open schools in August.

The revised calendar was proposed by Superintendent Teresa Bagwell.

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