Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.
Thousands of Minnesota students had the day off, dozens of flights were canceled and the cleanup is far from over after the Twin Cities got hit with about a foot of snow over the past two days, culminating with Tuesday’s heavy downfall.
We are in the age of the two-hour snow delay. Almost every time it snows, there’s a long list of school with a late start time. Rarely do we see districts canceling classes.
Duluth, Itasca, International Falls and Grand Rapids are among northeastern Minnesota school districts canceling classes because of poor road conditions.
Schools throughout southeastern Minnesota are either closed or opening two hours late because of dense fog and icy roads.
Snow plow drivers worked to clear roads of more than a foot of snow that fell in western Wisconsin.
A number of school districts reported delays and closings Wednesday morning, as a mix of sleet and snow continued to drop belated winter conditions on Minnesota.
St. Paul Public Schools are planning some big changes including closings some schools, changing junior highs to middle schools and ending most citywide transportation in a money-saving plan released Tuesday.
The Minneapolis and St. Paul public school districts canceled classes for a second consecutive day Tuesday as Minnesota deals with subzero temperatures and the aftermath of a snow storm.
Students attending public schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul are getting another day off of school following the blizzard that made travel so difficult over the weekend, according to spokespersons from each city.
Snow and cold have closed schools in Minneapolis, St. Paul and hundreds of other schools and districts across the state.
It’s been three decades since this many schools have been shut down in this country. What’s behind all of this consolidation? Charlie Kyte, executive director of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators, discusses those reasons […]