Maryland education officials have granted two counties’ requests for a waiver of snow days.
Maryland’s schools superintendent has denied Montgomery County’s request for a waiver of five snow days to avoid extending the school year.
Montgomery County Public Schools have applied for a state waiver to avoid having to extend the school year by a full week due to this year’s snow days.
The nation’s capital and surrounding area shut down Thursday as snow blanketed the region, dumping nearly 9 inches in Washington and more than a foot in other places.
With all the snow the Washington region has received this winter, school systems are running low — or, in some cases, have already hit their limit — on inclement weather days.
Montgomery County’s superintendent says he received offensive tweets during last week’s winter weather from students urging him to close schools.
When winter hits the DC area, we are left finding fun things to do for the kids. Check out these popular places in the area to keep the kids cozy and entertained.