For Baltimore city schools, spring break week begins at the end of the day Friday — except maybe not.
After closing Wednesday due to snow, the city school system must open one day next week or be out of compliance with state rules that require 180 days of instruction for the school year. Under a mandate from Gov. Larry Hogan, those 180 days must fall between Labor Day and June 15.
The city already has closed five days for bad weather this school year. Some makeup days are accounted for, but officials say the system needs to turn two additional vacation days into school days to meet all the requirements.
Earlier this week the State Board of Education