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updated: 1/8/2014 11:47 AM

No school Wednesday for some in Lake County

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Students in some Lake County school districts are getting another extra day off from school on Wednesday, even though temperatures have risen above subzero levels.

Schools either had to cancel or delay the start time for Wednesday due to busing issues, district websites said.

Woodland Elementary District 50, Mundelein Elementary District 75, and Big Hollow District 38 all canceled school for Wednesday, citing issues with buses. Waukegan District 60 and Mundelein High School District 120 will both be operating on a late start schedule on Wednesday due to transportation issues, according to district websites.

At Mundelein High School the first class will begin at 9:25 a.m. and bus transportation will be delayed two hours, but all school activities and athletic practices will continue as planned, according to a note on the district website.

A note on the Woodland District 50 website said: "The extreme weather conditions have impacted the district's school buses. We have been working closely with our vendor, Midwest Transit, over the last several days to address this matter. At this time, we are not 100 percent operational. In order to ensure the safe transportation of our students, school will be canceled."

Midwest Transit was not immediately available for comment on Tuesday night and it was unclear if the other districts canceling school also use Midwest Transit, but they all cited transportation issues as the reason for canceling or delaying school.

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