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To close or stay open? Ahead of the eclipse, Texas schools weighed logistical hurdles versus learning opportunities

Some districts will close for the day expecting traffic jams and busy city services. Others will stay open for parents who can’t find child care.

Perry Mason, left, points out the solar eclipse to her son Mason Shaddock, 9, during its annularity Oct. 14, 2023, in San Marcos,

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