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Snow Day? No, Beyonce Day Lets South Carolina Students Out Early

The district said in a statement that they worry if the schools dismiss at their regular times, buses will get caught in heavy traffic going to the show

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    Students at six schools in South Carolina will get to leave early thanks to Beyonce and Jay-Z.

    Officials with the Richland 1 School District said expected heavy traffic from a Columbia concert starring the two entertainers led them to close the schools after a half day on Aug. 21.

    The district said in a statement that they worry if the schools dismiss at their regular times, buses will get caught in heavy traffic going to the show.

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    All other schools in Richland 1 will dismiss at their normal times.