Utica Community Schools’ late decision to extend holiday break frustrates parents

Parents are frustrated after the recent decision to extend Holiday Break for Utica Schools. The decision was made less than two weeks from when the break starts.

UTICA, Mich. – There are some frustrated families in the Utica Community School District after a major change was made to the holiday break calendar.

The district decided to make the break a few days longer, extending the break by two days.

The announcement was made Wednesday morning and was a shock to some parents who now have to scramble to find childcare.

A spokesperson for the district said plans that address the changes have been made to the state.


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