Philadelphia schools to start after Labor Day next year

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Philadelphia schools to start after Labor Day. Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News Mornings on December 14, 2018.

Summer break will once again end after Labor Day for students in Philadelphia public schools.

On Thursday night, the school board approved the 2019-2020 school calendar.

The school year will start on September 3.

This year, students returned to class on August 27 while temperatures were still scorching.

A heat wave resulted in several early dismissals.

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