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The Board of Education reviewed the draft of the 2020-2021 calendar at the public meeting on June 13. The Board will take public comments on the calendar through July 30. Comments may be submitted to Karen Maxey at

PLEASE NOTE: Only comments submitted to Ms. Maxeynot comments on social media—will be considered by the Board when they vote on whether to approve the calendar.

The proposed calendar is posted for public review:

Watch the Board discussion of the calendar proposal:

For background information, the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR), states that the following dates are public school holidays: (i) Thanksgiving Day and the day after; (ii) Christmas Eve and from then through January 1; (iii) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; (iv) Presidents’ Day; (v) The Friday before Easter and from then through the Monday after Easter; (vi) Memorial Day; and (vii) Primary and general election days.

Unless a waiver has been granted by the State Superintendent, schools must be closed for students on those days.

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