DENVER (AP) — Some Colorado students are getting a longer holiday weekend because of the continued hot weather.
The Downtown Denver Expeditionary School made attendance for students optional on Thursday, and the charter school plans to be closed Friday with high temperatures once again predicted to be in the 90s.READ MORE: USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night
Schools in and around Fort Collins will also be closed because of the heat on Friday. Poudre School District, which also includes schools in La Porte, Wellington and parts of Windsor, says schools haven’t been able to cool off because nighttime temperatures have remained high.READ MORE: 'It's A Team Job': Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year
Denver Public Schools said schools on its West Campus would release students at noon Friday, and schools without air conditioning also could decide to release students early. The district has dozens of buildings without air conditioning.MORE NEWS: Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care
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