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Forum News Service, Published February 12 2014

Grand Forks schools to start after Labor Day

The Grand Forks School Board on Monday approved starting the 2014-2015 school year after Labor Day, according to the district.

Students in kindergarten through ninth grade will start on Sept. 2. Students in grades 10 through 12 will start on Sept. 3. The last day of school for all grades is June 4, 2015.

The district recently asked staff, parents, high school students and others to complete a survey about their calendar preferences for the upcoming year. Sixty-six percent of parents said they preferred to start school after Labor Day. The 2014-2015 district calendar will be set by March 14.

The Fargo School District begins classes Aug. 27 and ends classes May 28.