CANTON, Ga. -- It's only mid-July, but many metro Atlanta students are preparing to head back to school.
Monday, July 15 is the first day of the 2013-14 school year for children at three Atlanta schools -- Boyd, Centennial Place and Hutchinson elementary schools -- and the Elite Scholars Academy in Clayton County.
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In Cherokee County, the first day of school is Monday, Aug. 5.
Other school start dates throughout north Georgia include:
Thursday, Aug. 1
Friday, Aug. 2
Monday, Aug. 5
Tuesday, Aug. 6