(Elyria) -- Students in the Elyria City Schools will be starting the next school year after Labor Day.
The school board has approved the later start after students sweated out the first two weeks of this school year in non-air conditioned buildings that reached 100 degrees.
The move comes as the Ohio Senate opens debate on a bill that would require school districts to start classes after Labor Day. Many schools open in early-to-mid August to give students and teachers more time to prepare for state testing.
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