Alabama lawmakers pass restrictions on school calendar

May 11, 2012
Bill says school year can't begin before Aug. 20 or end after May 24

From The Birmingham News: A bill passed by the Alabama Legislature says the school year for Alabama public school students could not start before Aug. 20 and would have to end by May 24. Supporters of the bill say that by lengthening summer breaks, the law would boost tourism and raise state sales tax and income tax collections.

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