[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 17 (Monday) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday (observed)
    February 21 (third Monday) Presidents' Day
    April 15 (Friday) Good Friday through Monday after Easter
    May 30 (Monday) Memorial Day
    November 8 (Tuesday) Election Day
    November 24 (fourth Thursday) Thanksgiving Day
    November 25 (fourth Friday) American Indian Heritage Day
    December 24 (Saturday) Christmas Eve through New Year's Day**

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