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LISBON, Ohio - Students in the Lisbon Exempted Schools District will have to make up days lost during the snowy and cold weather.

Superintendent Donald Thompson tells 21 News that classes will be in session on Monday, which is President's day, and again on April 21, which was supposed to be part of the spring break.  The school has used seven calamity days, and is only allowed five by state law.

State Lawmakers are considering legislation that would add a few more calamity days to this school year because of the harsh winter.

Thompson says the two make-up days should put the schools back on track. He says it's important for teachers to have face to face classroom time with students in order to prepare them for the Ohio Graduation Test, which will be administered during the second week of March.

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