As snow falls, some ask: do schools still need ‘snow days’? - Vermont Daily

With remote learning at the flip of a switch, Vermont schools don’t really need to cancel school if a blizzard hits. The Agency of Education has a plan for “inclement weather” in the age of remote learning.

“In other words, a real nor’easter can still count as a school day if school records show more than half of the enrolled students attend and learn. No longer does it virtually guarantee a “snowcation.” However, nothing in the new rule prevents a school district from announcing a traditional snow day."


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-03 16:01:48 -0500