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Philadelphia Adds 2 Days Onto School Year; Too Many Snow Days

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia school kids knew it had to happen: the School District of Philadelphia has officially added two days to the end of the school year, to make up for snow days.

Philadelphia schools were closed January 12th, 27th, 28th, and February 22nd because of snow.  The district had only two snow days built into its calendar for the 2010-2011 school year.

The last day for students is now Tuesday, June 21st.  The last day for staff is Wednesday, June 22nd.

Reported by Mike DeNardo, KYW Newsradio 1060.

Throughout the year, get school closing information at CBSPhilly.com/schools.

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