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Presidents' Day? Not for some area school students.
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Presidents' Day? Not for some area school students.

Those snow days may seem like a distant memory for some area kids who are attending school today.

Students in Fairfax County and Frederick County will be in school on this Presidents' Day, part of a plan to make up for the days that the inclement weather forced school systems across the region to close. Schools will also be open today in Charles County and St. Mary's County.

In Alexandria, schools will be adding minutes to the school day to make up for lost time, while their counterparts in Arlington will be turning half-days into full days. In Fauquier County, school officials are even debating cutting recess short.

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