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Students in Fort Lee, N.J. may have to attend special make up sessions on Saturdays because of the extra snow days used in 2014. (Credit CBS 2)

School To Be In Session On 2 Saturdays In Fort Lee, N.J.

Students in Fort Lee, N.J., will miss out on the opportunity to sleep in, or watch their favorite cartoons, on a couple of Saturday mornings this month.

03/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address on Feb. 26, 2014 in Trenton. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie: N.J. Students Will Have To Make Up Snow Days

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday night that the state’s schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they have missed in this unusually harsh winter.

02/26/2014

Virtual Classroom

N.J. District Tries To Get Around Snow Days With ‘Virtual School Days’

Can technology trump Mother Nature when she delivers a brutal winter like this one? School districts counting up the snow days are hoping so.

02/26/2014

Eastchester Snow Days

Make-Up Dates For Snow Days Could Put Vacation Plans In Jeopardy In Eastchester

Schools were closed Thursday and again Friday after a nor’easter dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of Westchester County.

02/14/2014

Helping his daddy shovel with a much smaller shovel!!!
Michael of Lynbrook, L.I. (Credit: Jennifer Ciano Morgan)

Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking Up

The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.

02/07/2014

NYC classroom (credit: CBS 2)

With No Snow Days Used, New York City DOE Has Both Good News And Bad

The good news is that students are going to get the snow days that weren’t used this winter back. The bad news, however, is that they will have to come back to school for a half-day afterward.

05/19/2012

Northern Parkway School - Uniondale, NY (file / credit: Uniondale Public Schools)

What Happens When A District Doesn’t Use Its Snow Days?

Maybe it is wishful thinking, but we are already into February and the Uniondale school district on Long Island has not used any of its two snow days. Dare we ask what happens if this continues?

02/03/2012