Early school start defeated

The House Finance Committee overwhelmingly rejected a provision to allow schools to start classes before Labor Day.

The Friday vote came without discussion. The provision was included in an education bill that otherwise met with little resistance.

Resort and other vacation-related businesses say starting school before Labor Day reduces their workforce and potential customers.

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