As many school districts were making plans for opening schools in the next few weeks for either in-person learning, virtual learning or a mix of the two, news broke late Wednesday that the state Board of Education is expected to consider a resolution today that would push back the start of school statewide until Sept. 8.

Little is known at this time about the resolution, but rumors began spreading Wednesday. This comes as many school districts had already planned to kick off the new school year late this month or in early August. In Georgia, school calendars are usually a locally controlled issue and set by the individual districts. 

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