City Schools Are Clawing Back Sandy Vacation Days

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  A parent and child arrive to school on November 5, 2012 in the East Village neighborhood of New York, United States. Students at Public School 188, like most schools in New York City, returned to class Monday for the first time since the hurricane hit last week. Many students in the area, which suffered severe flooding, were displaced by the storm. The school will be used as a polling center in Tuesday's Presidential election.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
Photo: John Moore/2012 Getty Images

New York City students got an unexpected break for Hurricane Sandy, but the schools are in clawback mode now, announcing kids will have to attend class for three of the five days they normally have off in February. Schools were closed for a week because of the storm, and the regular calendar allows for two snow days, so that means the three extra days have to come from somewhere. If they want to take any of that February break at all, kids better pray for no snow days between now and then, which will be weird.