Pearl Public School District delays start date to August 17

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PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – The Pearl Public School District will delay the start of the 2020-2021 school year until Monday, August 17. This comes after Governor Tate Reeves made recommendations during a Tuesday news conference.

On August 17, students Pre-K through 5th grade will begin on a traditional schedule with a staggered start. Also starting on August 17, students in grades 6-12 will begin a hybrid schedule for two weeks.

Beginning August 31, the PPSD will implement a traditional schedule for all students.

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