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The move will provide more wiggle room in the event of snow days.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Making up for lost classroom time after a winter full of snow days could mean a shorter spring break and Memorial Day weekend.
Tags: Megan Cloherty
Closing school is all fun-and-games for kids. But how do working parents deal with the scramble to find child care?
Lots of area school districts have gone over their budgeted snow days and they're using Presidents' Day as a make-up day.
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.
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