Clayton County is postponing Wednesday's groundbreaking of a new school that will provide space for its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program. The district canceled the event because of rain forecast for metro Atlanta over the next several days.
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Clayton delays groundbreaking of new STEM school because of rain 

Clayton County Schools on Monday postponed this week’s groundbreaking of a new elementary school offering a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics or STEM program because of inclement weather.

The district had planned to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on the new school on Wednesday, but decided to cancel because of rain forecast for much of this week.

“District leaders are currently working to identify a new date to host the groundbreaking ceremony and will provide updates as plans are finalized,” the school system said in a release.

The school is set to become the new home for pupils attending Eddie White Elementary School.

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