The school year in Memphis, Tenn. will not start until the city turns over $55 million of the $151 million it owes to the school district, the school board decided Tuesday. But Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. says he is negotiating to prevent the delay and that "children will not be caught in the middle." School board members said the decision to indefinitely delay the start of school was intended to encourage the city to financially support education. The school year was expected to start Aug. 8.

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