[photo, Canton Middle School, 801 South Highland Ave., Baltimore, Maryland}
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  • In Maryland, if federal and State observances of a holiday fall on different days, each local board of education determines on which date the holiday will be observed in its public schools (Code Education Article, sec. 7-103).

    Canton Middle School, 801 South Highland Ave., Baltimore, Maryland, May 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    January 2 (Monday) New Year's Day (observed)
    January 16 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday (observed)
    February 20 (third Monday) Presidents' Day
    April 7 (Friday) Good Friday through Monday after Easter**
    May 29 (Monday) Memorial Day
    November 23 (fourth Thursday) Thanksgiving Day through Sunday
    December 25 (Monday) Christmas Day through New Year's Day**

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