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.