Some schools closed Monday

Public school students in Richmond and Aiken counties return to class Monday, but those in other area systems are getting an extra day or two.

In Columbia County, a professional learning day scheduled for teachers Monday has been canceled. Students were already scheduled to be off Monday.

Teachers in McDuffie and Edgefield counties have an in-service day Monday, and students are scheduled to return Tuesday.

Schools in Burke and Jefferson counties are closed Monday. In Jefferson County, teachers return Tuesday for an in-service day, and students start back on Wednesday.

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