Students attending Floyd County Public Schools start classes next week — on Aug. 13. Yep, that’s three weeks before Labor Day, which falls on Sept. 2 this year. Public schools used to start after Labor Day.
Two gunmen — one in Texas and another in Ohio — have killed at least 29 people and left many more wounded (some fighting for their lives). So far, in 2019, at least 251 mass shootings have killed and maimed hundreds in just 216 days.