SCS proposes options for upcoming school calendar

SCS proposes options for upcoming school calendar
(Source: AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County Schools is proposing starting next school year early.

There are two options on the table. The first would have students returning to classes on Aug. 9 and the school year ending on May 27.

A second option would have students starting Aug. 16 and the year ending on June 8.

SCS Superintendent Dr. Joris Ray says a teacher focus group revealed many educators want to start the year earlier.

The calendar will be voted on at the April 6 school board meeting.

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