School starts today for Atlanta, Fulton districts

Beecher Hills Elementary school principal Crystal Jones (R) walks down the hall while holding the hand of Olivia Sorel during the first open house after the schools’ extensive renovation Friday, August 9, 2019.STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
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Beecher Hills Elementary school principal Crystal Jones (R) walks down the hall while holding the hand of Olivia Sorel during the first open house after the schools’ extensive renovation Friday, August 9, 2019.STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

While many metro Atlanta school districts have already returned to school, two of the state's largest school systems start today.

The Fulton school year is starting under the leadership of a new superintendent. Mike Looney became superintendent in June. 

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