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Labor Day in the Valley

This is my first time to spend Labor Day in an area where public schools did not all close. Some people told me this is common practice in the valley. Do you know of any other areas where schools stay in session for Labor Day?

I learned in Chicago how holidays vary across the country. When I was a student there, classes were called off for Martin Luther King Day but not called off for July 4th. What other variations in holidays have you discovered?

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