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UPDATE: Kanawha County Schools to Reexamine 30 Minute Extension

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UPDATE: 6/8/17 @ 9:30 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Communication Director for Kanawha County Schools tells 13 News that the decision to extend school days by the county by 30 minutes for the upcoming school year has been stopped and will be reexamined.

Information has been released to principals across the county regarding the idea for feedback, and the county will now wait to hear back from them.

Kanawha County Schools will take their feedback into consideration and may still look at the time changes, but it is now a work in progress according to the Communication Director.


ORIGINAL: 6/8/17 @ 5:53 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Communications Director for Kanawha County Schools has confirmed that Kanawha County Schools will extend their school days by 30 minutes beginning with this upcoming school year. 

The Communications Director says more information will be available as to the reasoning behind the decision tomorrow.

We will provide more information on this story as soon as we receive it.

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