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Most Anne Arundel County, Md., public schools will be back in session following a two-day hurricane holiday.
Fifteen schools in the county remain without power, though, and they will be closed again Wednesday:
Essential and emergency personnel should report to work despite the closings.
Anne Arundel County parents of students at the open schools who are taking their children to school or bus stops should allow extra time to get them there because of hurricane-damage-related traffic delays and traffic light outages.
School Without Walls students will return to their building Wednesday. It was closed before the hurricane for damage sustained during last week's earthquake.
On Monday and Tuesday, students had classes at Eastern High School.
Prince George’s County
Five schools in Prince George’s County, Md., remain without power:
An announcement about their status will be made before 6 a.m. Wednesday. Updates will be provided via the school system’s website, phone line (301-952-6000), Facebook (PGCPS), Twitter (@PGCPS and @PGCPSHite), and TV (Comcast channel 96 and Verizon channel 38).
Calvert County, St. Mary's County
Schools in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties will be closed again Wednesday. Calvert schools Superintendent Jack Smith said getting kids to school remains an issue due to low-hanging wires and other Irene damage blocking and closing roads and making for unsafe conditions for buses. Thousands of homes in the county remain without power, two schools lack power and several schools have problems with phone and Internet service.