The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday in Rockville.

For the first time in four years, Montgomery County students will return to classes before Labor Day next year.

The county school board on Tuesday afternoon finalized the academic calendar for the 2020-21 school year, which shows classes will begin on Aug. 31 and end June 16.

Schools will be open on Inauguration Day and closed for a professional day that coincides with the Muslim holiday of Eid. 

Read more about the new calendar at