Ah, but alas, we have come to a generation whose snow days
appear to be numbered.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed House Bill 4206 to forgive four additional snow days
that occurred while the state was under a state of emergency due to extreme cold temperatures during the 2018-2019 school year.
It's such an amazing idea and great for our animals to be able to play with the ice now the snow days
seem to be over.
Snow is not unusual in the UK in April - the month sees an average of 2.3 snow days
A dusting of the white stuff at this time of year is far from unusual with a UK average of 2.3 snow days
a year in April.
My enforced snow days
did have some benefits: n For the first time in years I got to the very bottom of the washing basket.
There will only be so many snow days
in a pupil's childhood and it's important that they get out there and experience nature and the great outdoors.
20 article "Closures create calendar crunch." I'm originally from Massachusetts and was accustomed to trading fun in the sand in June for sledding and skating fun in January during "snow days
Winter may be a tad less wintery 200 miles south of my hometown, but snow days
are still the best ones of the year.
"A handful of states [allow] online work or 'blizzard bag' days to count toward instructional days." --NCSL's Kelly Latterman, noting New Hampshire and Ohio as states that allow schoolwork to be done at home on snow days
, in MIRS.
At Wayne High School, part of Wayne Township Public Schools, students were going to miss the equivalent of 30 days of new instruction this year because of tests, trips, assemblies and snow days
. Acting state Education Commissioner David Hespe said the decision to drop teacher-created midterms and finals is innovative, and makes sense because all districts statewide are already required to give end-of-course exams provided by the state, making midterms and final exams redundant.
Now that most school districts have used a week's worth of snow days
(or more), school superintendents and committees are scrambling to adjust school calendars -- including holidays, vacations and Saturdays -- to compensate for lost time.