BLOG: No More Snow Days?!

For kids, it’s the closest thing to Christmas morning.

They spring out of bed, rush over to the window, then marvel at the snow fall. They are bursting with anticipation and excitement… wondering if the snowfall will result in a snow day.

Then, they get the official call: No school!

Well, kiddies …. be careful what you wish for. Your sacred snow day now comes with a catch.

With guidance from the Ohio Department of Education, one rural school district will require its students to complete online classes on their day off.

The experiment, which could become the state standard, aims to cut back on calamity days, which are often made up at the end of the year.

In today’s Morning Chatter, users sounded off on the topic …

You can get the full article here.

–Nicole Brewer

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One Comment

  1. Walt Ribeiro says:

    Well, this is ashame, because part of being a kid in school is the excitement of snow days and sledding with friends.

    Altho – I could see this saving alot of money for school districts. But then again, not every home has internet – so that could pose a big problem.

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