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Metro schools calendar could be changed Tuesday

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A big decision Tuesday could change how long school children are in school every year. The metro school board will meet Tuesday to approve a new school calendar, which would be take effect next year.

Schools Director Dr. Jesse Register is urging the school board to add five days to the district's calendar. Opponents are concerned that the additional days would cost an additional $17 million, adding to a budget that is already strapped for funds.

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