Kings Dominion Law still forces Virginia schools to start after Labor Day

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Students from across Virginia will have one more weekend to enjoy the Berserker and the Dominator, despite the fact that children in D.C. and Maryland are already sitting through math class. That's because of the Kings Dominion Law. It's a 1986 law passed at the behest of the amusement park that legally prohibits school divisions from opening before Labor Day unless they qualify for a waiver.

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