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Snow days piling up for schools around state

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WALLINGFORD, CT (WFSB) -

While some Connecticut students were on winter break this week, others were supposed to be in the classroom.

For many of them, another snow storm canceled classes on Tuesday. 

Most students in Connecticut are expected to be in school longer than their originally scheduled last day of classes.

It was another day off for Cromwell after school was canceled yet again because of snow.

Julie Amara and her daughter, Jadeyn, took a trip to Cromwell's Public Library Tuesday afternoon. 

"I'm guessing like six, so they'll have to go longer in June to make it up," Amara said. 

The Cromwell School District is experiencing a similar problem to what many school districts are dealing with this year as snow days continue to pile up. 

Over in Wallingford, summer was supposed to start June 18 for students, but that quickly changed.

The district has had eight snow days, which means they'll be making up all those days in late June and pushing the last day of school back to June 30.

In Connecticut, all school districts must go to school for 180 days and they need to be out by June 30. 

So far, Wallingford still has its full April vacation, but any more snow days and that could change, school officials said.

Over in Meriden, they've also had eight snow days and moved their last day to June 20.

Students won't get a full week off in April, with two of those days now being make-up days.

In West Hartford, their district has had four snow days, which means students will be going much longer than the originally scheduled last day of June 13. Right now, they'll be in school until at least June 19. 

While Jadeyn Amara said she enjoys a day off, she said she'd rather be in the classroom.

"I kind of miss my friends because I can only see her on the bus or I can call her," Jadeyn Amara said. 

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