Muslim holidays rejected by board

However, Prince George’s is the only local county to list Ramadan on its official school calendar. Good Friday and Easter also are listed.

Elsewhere in the region, school closings for religious holidays vary.

Montgomery County public schools and offices are closed for the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. The county also lists Christmas and Easter as religious holidays.

The Fairfax County public school system has an extensive list of holidays and observances on its official calendar. Although the calendar lists no religious holidays, officials say they try to accommodate them.

The District and Arlington County list no religious holidays on their official school calendars.

Arlington County public school officials say religious holidays have not been an issue but they are cognizant of them to avoid scheduling conflicts.

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