A committee charged with looking at the possibility of backing up the start of the school year until closer to Labor Day didn’t get the answers to their questions Tuesday during their first meeting.

Sen. Steve Gooch (R-Dahlonega) and the other members of the committee said they were looking for reasons why the summer has shrunk to two months, and how a later start would impact students in Georgia’s public schools. What they did hear from those who testified centered around local control. 

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