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State Superintendent Hasn’t Taken Position On Post Labor Day School Start

September 6th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Governor Larry Hogan last week signed an executive order requiring Maryland public schools to begin after Labor Day starting next year, likely launching a political fight.  Hogan, who made the announcement during a boardwalk news conference in Ocean City, emphasized that polls show overwhelming support for the idea from Marylanders. Some school systems and the state teachers union however are strongly opposed- as is Allegany County School Superintendent David Cox.  The State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon, just two months into the job, says she hasn’t taken a position on the issue- but she leans toward local school systems making calendar decisions…


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