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Snow Days Are History in New York

City's district decides disappointed students should return to remote learning

(Newser) - One of the most joyous announcements of childhood—"Snow day!"—will not be heard in New York City next winter. Starting next school year, when snow falls or school buildings are closed because of an emergency, students are to stay home and return to remote learning, the...

Big Surprise for Virtual Students After Big Snow

W. Va. school district cancels remote classes to let students, staff just enjoy the day

(Newser) - Do you want to build a snowman? Thanks to a West Virginia school district, Anna and Elsa weren't the only ones donning their hats and gloves Wednesday to frolic in the snow after Winter Storm Gail slammed the East Coast. Jefferson County Schools could have still made kids go...

Dedicated Students Change Teacher's Snow Day Plans

Memphis English teacher Candous Brown led a Facebook Live class after students asked for help

(Newser) - To teach or not to teach—that is the question. And Candous Brown chose "to teach" on Wednesday morning, even though her school in Memphis, Tenn., was closed for a snow day. WREG notes that the English instructor at Raleigh-Egypt High School was still in her "kitty-kat pajamas"...

Internet Threatens 'Snow Day' Tradition

When blizzards strike, kids can log in from home

(Newser) - Sorry, kids, the days of the snow day may be numbered. The principle so prevalent at the college level of taking a class online is creeping into elementary schools, too, the AP reports. That means that when the snow flies, kids might have to log in from home instead of...

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