VERIFY: Is school starting earlier and earlier each year in East Tennessee?

Back to school, back to the same claim: The school years keep starting earlier and earlier, taking away students' summers. While all schools start earlier than several decades ago, they make up for it with longer breaks and still get out of school in May.
Published: 6:11 PM EDT July 24, 2019
Updated: 7:32 PM EDT July 24, 2019