- February 02, 2015 : High School Chancellor's Conference Day
Chancellor's Conference Day
Non D75 High School students will not be in attendance. All other students will be in attendance.
- February 03, 2015 : Spring Term Begins for High School
- February 16, 2015 : Mid-winter Recess (Schools Closed)
Schools are closed for Midwinter Recess (including Washington’s Birthday and Lincoln’s Birthday - DOE observed)
Central offices are closed on Feb. 16, 2015
- February 16, 2015 : Washington's Birthday (Offices Closed)
All central headquarters offices of the Department of Education will be closed. Except for "prevailing wage rate employees" subject to Section 220 of the New York State Labor Law, absence of per annum, per diem, hourly non-competitive employees, and monthly salaried employees of the administrative staff and headquarters’ pedagogical personnel scheduled to work on this day shall be excused without loss of pay and without charge to annual leave.
- February 17, 2015 - February 20, 2015 : No School
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