The veto override effectively strikes down the governor’s 2016 executive order that required public schools to delay opening until after the Labor Day holiday and wrap up classes by June 15.
Montgomery County’s board of education said it would soon choose between a pair of school calendar options for the 2019-2020 school year: to either return students to a longer spring break or implement a shorter break, similar to the current calendar.
The Board of Education voted to move back the last day of school on Tuesday night to make up for school days lost to winter weather, the school system said in a statement.
The superintendent of public schools in Montgomery County, Maryland, has proposed shortening spring break next school year, saying education officials have been forced to work around an executive order by Gov. Larry Hogan.
Montgomery County’s school board has voted to ask Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan to allow the school system to extend the 2018-2019 school calendar.
It might be hard to believe, especially for kids, but in a few weeks all the schools in the D.C. area will be back in session. Here’s when each system starts its school year.
Students in Prince George’s County Public Schools anxiously awaiting the end of the school year will have to wait just a little bit longer before summer vacation starts. The last day of school for Maryland’s second largest school system has been pushed back by two days so the school can make up missed days from earlier in the year.
Montgomery County schools officials have started work early on next year’s calendar and are considering two options that would require an exemption from a new executive order requiring school systems to start and end classes between the day after Labor Day and June 15.
Summer can’t last forever, and at some point in the next few weeks, all D.C.-area kids will have returned to school.
Fairfax County Public Schools announced Thursday that the draft calendar for the 2017-18 school year will begin classes on Aug. 28, 2017.
Fairfax County public school students have had so many snow days for in recent years that the school calendar could see some future changes.
Ten more D.C. elementary and middle schools will extended the school year in an effort to close achievement gaps among the city’s most disadvantaged children.
A public hearing on options for the Howard County Public Schools calendar drew a capacity crowd Thursday.
The Montgomery County school board adopted next year’s academic calendar during its business meeting Monday. The school year begins Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 and is slated to end Friday, June 16, 2017.
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