When families in Levittown School District in New York received their 2017-18 printed calendars, they discovered that the names of holidays were deleted — and some parents were shocked and angry. “I’m not OK that these are removed,” a tearful Jennifer Esposito told News 12. “I fought long and hard for Veterans Day. I’m very thankful that Memorial Day is not my holiday.” Indeed, when Esposito opened the calendar to November 2017 and pointed to the square for Nov. 10, the

words “No School” are printed instead of “Veterans Day.” The district’s website had the following to say about the issue, Patch reported:  Due to the number of holidays celebrated and the fact that our schools are closed on some and open on others, it was decided to eliminate all references to holidays and simply indicate the days schools are closed in the printed calendar. In making this decision, we were also mindful of the risk of accidentally omitting any holidays. READ MORE