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Fairfax County school board eliminates Monday half days

The move will provide more wiggle room in the event of snow days.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 11:21am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County schools,

Fairfax County schools continue classes to make up for snow days

By this weekend, most area students will be enjoying summer vacation. Fairfax County school children, however, are expected in class through next Wednesday to make up missed snow days.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 08:03am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools, Montgomery County Public Schools, education, summer, school days, Kristi King

State denies Montgomery County's request for snow-day waiver

The superintendent of Maryland public schools has denied the Montgomery County school system's request for a waiver from the requirement to make up snow days.

Tuesday - 04/01/2014, 04:35am EDT

Tags: joshua starr, snow days waivers, Montgomery County Public Schools

Md. school systems can ask for waivers on snow days

All the snow days this year have many schools in our region taking drastic measures to make up for lost time, including extending the school year. But some schools and students in the D.C. area will get a break.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:21am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, snow

Alexandria students to make up snow days

Alexandria City Public Schools middle school students will be in school for an extra 14 minutes per day for several weeks this spring to make up for weather-related closures this winter.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 01:32pm EDT

Tags: Alexandria City Public Schools,

Spring break, Memorial Day up for grabs to make up snow days

Making up for lost classroom time after a winter full of snow days could mean a shorter spring break and Memorial Day weekend.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 01:09pm EST

Tags: Megan Cloherty

Snow Daze: Schools close, working parents scramble

Closing school is all fun-and-games for kids. But how do working parents deal with the scramble to find child care?

Monday - 02/17/2014, 08:21am EST

Tags: Randi Martin, darci marchese, snow, school cancellations, working parents

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Some are back to school on Presidents Day

Lots of area school districts have gone over their budgeted snow days and they're using Presidents' Day as a make-up day.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 05:15am EST

Tags: kate ryan, president

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Tips to keep kids learning on snow days

While all of this time off is fun for kids at first, the snow days start to cut into learning. Here's how to keep them on track.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 01:14pm EST

Tags: Ann Dolin, learning,

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