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After a whopping 10 snow days, Montgomery County will only add two days to its calendar.
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After a whopping 10 snow days, Montgomery County will only add two days to its calendar.

Montgomery County schools have picked the two days that students will attend classes to make up for snow days.

Students will now have school on April 21, known as Easter Monday because it's the day after the holiday, and on Friday June 13, which will be the final day of school for students this year.

The system took 10 snow days this year, six more than were scheduled at the start of the school year. To reach the mandated 180 days of classes required by the state, the county would have had to cut into students' summer vacation. But the State Board of Education allowed Maryland Superintendent Lillian Lowery to grant waivers allowing as few as 175 days this year, meaning Montgomery County will only add the two days that were announced today.

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