Starting school too soon shortening summer for students

My nephew Isaac’s T-ball game had to be rescheduled last Thursday because he and most of his 5-year-old teammates had an important event to attend — their kindergarten open house.

Of course, meeting your teacher is quite the momentous milestone, but is it just me or has anyone else noticed it is still July, for goodness sake?

Center Grove and Clark-Pleasant schools’ first day of classes is Tuesday, Edinburgh has Friday at its first student day, Greenwood schools begin Aug. 5, and Franklin schools begin Aug. 6 (new teacher orientation is Friday).

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