Delaware will "forgive" up to six snow days

Friday, March 21, 2014

Students will have to make up fewer snow days now that state leaders have approved requests from school districts to "forgive" some required class time.

Secretary of Education Mark Murphy and the state Board of Education on Thursday waived the need to make up six days when states of emergency were declared or state offices were closed.

That means districts will get the relief they asked for: New Castle County schools will get four days back, most Kent County schools will get five days back, and Sussex County schools will get three back, though Sussex schools will likely ask for a fourth day.

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