• Thousands of students return to class across metro Atlanta

    By: Steve Gehlbach , Kristen Holloway

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    ATLANTA - Thursday was the first day of school for students in more than a dozen local districts.

    [SPECIAL SECTION: Back 2 School]

    The districts that went Back 2 School Thursday were: Cobb, Forsyth, Henry, Paulding, Cherokee, Newton, Barrow, Greene, Gordon, Chattooga, Morgan, Walton, Floyd Lamar, City of Decatur, City of Marietta, City of Carrollton (pre-K only)

    [FULL LIST: Metro Atlanta Back 2 School Start Dates]


    We have four reporters and photographers throughout metro Atlanta for LIVE reports about the changes drivers, students and parents can expect as students return to class throughout the week, on Channel 2 Action News This Morning from 4:30 to 7 a.m. 


    WHAT CAN YOU GET ONLY ON CHANNEL 2 ACTION NEWS THIS MORNING? 

    • New and updated hour-by-hour weather forecasts pinpointing the timing of rain today and rainfall amounts through the rest of the week.
    • LIVE Triple Team Traffic reports every 10 minutes to give you the latest information about crashes, construction and backups along your route for a smoother commute.
    • LIVE Team 2 Coverage of the school districts starting class today, what students can expect and what it means for your community.

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