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Wed Aug 16 17:36:14 EDT 2017 | The KD Herald
The first school district to start classes this year is the Lampasas Independent School District; students are returning Thursday. “We are excited to see the courses our kids decide to pursue and look forward to the coming year,” Superintendent Chane Rascoe said. The other school districts in Central Texas have students returning between Monday and Aug. 28. The districts starting on Monday are Gatesville, Belton and Florence. The districts starting school on Aug. 28 are Copperas Cove and Killeen..

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