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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,

Schools run short on snow days, adjust schedules

Monday - 02/10/2014, 10:42pm EST

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Snow/rain line divides parents over school closings

Snow days have piled up across the region, but parents in the inner suburbs are questioning why their students can't go to class when the conditions in their neighborhoods are normal.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 12:32pm EST

Tags: winter weather, schools, school buses, parents, andrew mollenbeck

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