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Fourth grade teacher Geraldine LaPenne giving one of her students a high five during the first day of school at Bayview Avenue School in Freeport Sept. 2, 2014. The first day of school.(Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.)

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Back to school around Long Island

More than 130,000 students returned Tuesday to Long Island schools, and classes for 300,000-plus students in an additional 91 districts will begin Wednesday, Thursday or early next week.