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Inclement Weather Make-Up Days Announced for Dec. 10th and 11th (English/Español)

Inclement Weather Updated
 
Durham Public Schools has announced make-up dates for Monday, December 10th, and Tuesday, December 11th which were lost due to Winter Storm Diego.

Traditional-calendar Schools 
Traditional-calendar schools will use inclement weather days on Friday, Jan. 4, and Tuesday, Jan. 22.

Year-round Schools
Year-round schools will use a combination of accumulated instructional time and the inclement weather day on Monday, Dec. 17.

New Tech High School/Early College High School/Middle College High School/City of Medicine Academy
Our four small specialty high schools on college calendars will use a combination of accumulated instructional time and the inclement weather day on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
 
NC State Calendar Law
The state’s calendar law requires school districts to provide either 1,025 hours or 185 days of instruction in a school year. Due to the length of the school day, DPS has had some flexibility to avoid using make-up days. “Unfortunately, due to losing time to two hurricanes earlier this year, we now have fewer options for making up the time,” said Chip Sudderth, a DPS spokesman. “We’re not able to extend the length of the school year. We’re choosing the best available options for keeping our students in the classroom, especially when we don’t know what the rest of winter may bring.”

En Español
Se anuncian los Dias para recuperar las clases por los días de nieve de esta semana:
  • Las escuelas con calendario tradicional tendrán clases el viernes 4 de enero y el martes 22 de enero.
  • Las escuelas con calendario anual tendrán clases el lunes 17 de diciembre
  • Las escuelas secundarias especializadas tendrán clases el martes 18 de diciembre.
 
Complete listing of Inclement Weather Make-Up Days
A current listing of Make-Up Days can be found by here: Http://www.DPSNC.Net/Weather.