The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Camps Oppose School Calendar Change – Brevard NC


February 23, 2017

A bill in the N.C. General Assembly that would give school districts the option to begin the school year in early August has local summer camps concerned.

If approved, House Bill (HB) 53 would move the earliest schools could begin, should they choose, from the Monday closest to Aug. 26 to Aug. 10.

It would mean school districts could begin the next school year as early as Aug. 7. N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, a Transylvania County resident who represents District 113, is a primary sponsor, along with three other state lawmakers, of HB 53.

Transylvania County Schools is currently looking at be...

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