Keller @ Large: Mass. Schools Running Out Of Snow DaysSome districts are facing tough choices about how to fulfill the required number of school days before July.
Daily Talker: Snow Days Moving Online?With another storm headed toward New England later this week, students will be waiting to find out if they will get yet another snow day. During recent snowstorms in Illinois, several schools sent students electronic assignments for them to complete on school-issued iPads. In Ohio, a new state law allows districts to make up as many as three snow days per year by requiring students to complete assignments that are posted online.
Hopkinton Considers School On Good Friday To Make Up Snow Day School may be held on Good Friday for some districts hampered by a lack of snow days.
New App Predicts Whether Students Will Have Snow DaySledding, snow ball fights and no school. Some kids (and teachers) would say it's the best part of the winter.
Out Of Snow Days, Westford Braces For StormThe school district used up all their snow days when it was hit by Hurricane Irene, and then the freak October snowstorm.
School District With No Snow Days Left May Get April Vacation First it was Hurricane Irene, then a freak October snowstorm. Westford had used all their snow days by Halloween.
Schools Quickly Using Up Snow Days, And Winter Has Not Yet BegunThe Nashoba Valley Regional school district has used up three of its five snow days as it struggles with continuing power outages.
30% Absent From Hamilton-Wenham School Make Up WeekHigh school hallways are half-empty between classes. Some classrooms are nearly empty as about 60 teachers and 600 of the Hamilton-Wenham School District's 1,976 students are absent.