Legal Precedents Behind Holidays

For students and employees, it is almost vital that a holiday includes a bonus – a day off.  However, what determines the legality behind “no-school” days, and in a greater sense, “legal” holidays in general? And how exactly does this affect the countless religious groups residing in New York City?

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  1. Federal vs. State
  2. Religion and Religious Holidays in the Public Schools
  3. But What About Absences? Closings?
  4. Jewish Holidays – Entrance into the Public School Systems
  5. The Controversy of Muslim Holidays

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