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Bedford Schools will go until June 17 due to missed days

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BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI (Toledo News Now) -

While the debate continues among Ohio legislators to extend the number of calamity days allowed to schools this year, a Michigan district has extended their school year to make up for missed days.

Bedford Public Schools was initially set to end the school year with two half days on June 5 and 6. After incurring many snow days this winter, they have extended the school year to June 17.

June 5 and 6 will be full days, as well as all other school days through June 16. The 17th, a Tuesday, is currently expected to be a half day, but will be extended if the district has further delays or closings this year.

The third marking period has also been extended. It will end on April 9.

District officials say Michigan legislators were in a similar process as Ohio of extending the number of days schools could miss this year, but the legislation has stalled in Lansing. Michigan schools are allowed up to six calamity days, but Bedford has used 13 days and an additional 2-hour delay so far, so they made the decision to extend their school year.

For more information, visit the Bedford Public Schools website.

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