Minnesota School Districts Grapple With Making The 'Snow Day' CallWith the looming snow storm, many Twin Cities schools started making decisions Thursday on whether or not they will close Friday.
Minnesota Lawmaker Proposes ‘Snow Day Relief Act’Following a month filled with weather-related school closures, a Minnesota state lawmaker is proposing legislation that would make it easier for schools to count snow days as regular instruction days and thereby meet state requirements.
S.C. School District To Ditch Snow Days, Opt For Working From HomeInstead of a day off, teachers will send digital assignments to their students' computers and students will be expected to complete those assignments from home.
South Carolina Schools End Snow Days, Will Have Students Learn OnlineIt may be the middle of summer, but one South Carolina school district is already planning to eliminate their student's snow days.
Snow Days Declared For Minneapolis, St. Paul SchoolsAfter a weekend snowstorm slammed the Twin Cities, students in St. Paul will have a rare April snow day.
Snow Day Forces Parents To Find 'Plan B' With Kids HomeDeciding to close schools in advance of a dangerous winter storm is never easy and not always popular with working parents.
Students Wake Up To Yet Another Snow DayMany students across Minnesota woke up Friday morning to find out they had yet another day off from school. Champlin Park junior Andrei Gill spent more time than he wanted scraping the ice from his windshield. "Just wow. Couldn't even open my car door to get in," Gill said.
Good Question: Will Recent School Closures Cut Into Summer Vacation? In his twelve years as superintendent at Minnetonka Public Schools, Dr. Dennis Peterson has called off school three, maybe four times. Each time it was for snow, not cold.
Some Schoolchildren Get Rare May Snow DaySchoolchildren in Minnesota and Wisconsin got a rare May snow day Thursday as a storm dropped up to 16 inches of sticky snow across a beleaguered region that was just starting to enjoy spring.
Kids, Parents Enjoy A Snow Day In MN Many metro school districts, and even many more rural ones, called off school for the day.
Treacherous Commute For Some, Snow Day For Others It wasn't so much the amount of snow covering metro roadways Friday morning - but the timing of it. The storm that moved across Minnesota overnight spared the metro from the heaviest amounts.
North Metro Residents Take Full Advantage Of A Snow DayThousands of kids up in the north Twin Cities metro got to enjoy a "Snow Day" on Wednesday, and they had lots of wet snow to play in.
St. Paul Plans To Make Up Snow Days, Mpls Not SureThe superintendent of St. Paul's public schools says she intends to make up this week's two snow days, but Minneapolis officials aren't sure what they'll do.