UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - Prince George’s County Public Schools students will be dismissed two hours early Wednesday due to the hot temperatures impacting the region.
This comes as other Maryland schools have closed or released students early because of the extreme heat.
Students at more than 60 Baltimore City schools without air conditioning were let go three hours early on Tuesday while 10 schools in Baltimore County were closed on the first scheduled day of the school year.
A Prince George's County Public Schools spokesperson told FOX 5 that while all 208 schools in the school district have air conditioning, 40 schools are having different levels of problems with their air conditioning.
Temperatures are expected to exceed 90 degrees again in the D.C. area on Wednesday.
Prince George’s County Public Schools said on Twitter it will reassess its plans for Thursday.
Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) will dismiss all schools two hours early on Wednesday, September 5 due to high temperatures. We will reassess for Thursday, September 6. pic.twitter.com/4sxshdSg7L— PGCPS (@pgcps) September 5, 2018