Salt Lake City School Board votes to delay start of school year

Education

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – After a sometimes tumultuous meeting, the Salt Lake City School Board voted to delay the start of the school year this fall.

While the board debated plans to reopen schools, a West High student joined the call to speak on behalf of her peers.

“I really appreciate the idea of giving us more time to see how things go, but I don’t want any of my peers to be left behind and that would be my greatest hope is that we are all in this together,” said Arundhati Oomen from West High.

Salt Lake Board members voted in favor of delaying the start of the school year until the Tuesday after Labor Day on September 8th.

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