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29 LI school districts closed due to blizzard

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BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) - At least 29 school districts on Long Island will be closed Monday in the aftermath of the blizzard.

The deputy superintendent of the Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services tells Newsday (http://bit.ly/Y3nbVk ) that people are still digging out and assessing what kind of shape their school buildings are in.

Some areas got as much as 30 inches of snow.

Schools across Long Island already have suffered an unprecedented loss of class time due to Superstrom Sandy.

About two-thirds of the districts are holding class during all or part of the February midwinter break to make up for lost instruction time.

A list of school closings is available at newsday.com/closings.

 

Information from: Newsday, http://www.newsday.com

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