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Nutter: Schools open Wednesday

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

Mayor Nutter just announced that District, charter and archdiocesan schools will be open Wednesday. Superintendent Hite said that some bus service may be delayed.

Text of the District’s statement:

PHILADELPHIA — School District of Philadelphia schools and administrative offices will be open for Wednesday, October 31, as per their normal schedule.

The District does anticipate that some yellow school buses may be delayed in the morning as school buses deal with road conditions. The District urges parents, staff and the general public to monitor the District’s website at for individual school and program notifications.

Updated information will also be posted on the District’s Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).

Check back for updates.

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