Several metro Atlanta districts go Back 2 School

Henry County was one of several districts to start class Monday.

Several metro Atlanta counties are going Back 2 School Monday.

Henry, Rockdale and Jackson counties start classes today.

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Students will see some new faces in the classroom, as they head to Henry County Schools in a few hours.

Bus drivers will rev up the engines in couple of hours to get students schools before the bell rings at 7:45 a.m. Monday.

Hundreds of teachers showed for orientation and the traditional pep talk for the new school year.

This year, Henry County recruited experienced teachers and new ones to educate 42,000 students.

The county hired 325 new teachers.