University of Georgia players celebrate after winning the Rose Bowl in a double-overtime thriller.

DeKalb school board to hold its meeting earlier, as national football championship looms

The DeKalb County School District announced its monthly meeting will begin an hour earlier Monday, to avoid a conflict with the evening’s College Football Playoff National Championship featuring the University of Georgia and Alabama.

District officials said the business meeting will begin at 6 p.m., as opposed to its normal 7 p.m. start time. The community input session, normally scheduled for 5:45 p.m., will begin at 4:45 p.m.

The district’s executive session will begin at its regularly scheduled 1 p.m. start time, followed by the board work session at 2 p.m.

UGA plays Alabama for the national championship at 8 p.m.

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