Fairfax County Public Schools, which received loud criticism for holding school as scheduled as snow fell on Tuesday, says classes will begin two hours late on Wednesday.
All Fairfax County public schools and school offices will open two hours late on Wednesday, January 7.. Central offices will open at 10 a.m.
Morning preschool (special education) classes are canceled.
Afternoon preschool classes start on their regular schedule.
Full-day preschool (special education) and Family and Early Childhood Education Program/Head Start classes start two hours later than the regular schedule.
Morning field trips are canceled.
SACC centers will open at 7:00 a.m.
Morning transportation for high school academy classes is canceled. Transportation for afternoon academy classes will be provided.
Adult and community education classes will start on time.
FCPS told staffers they would be granted an extra day of leave time for working on Tuesday. If they did not make it to work, they would also be granted an additional day of administrative leave time for the day (and not have to use sick or personal time).