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concernedmom

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the school closings are getting out of control how far into the summer are these kids supposed to still be in school because the school system is full of lazy people....i for one do not want my kids to suffer due to lack of common sense in this town

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Would you prefer a bus accident? I say that tongue in cheek but it seems that in today's world of litigation, the school (nor their insurance company) would want to take a chance.
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Fredericksburg, VA

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concernedmom wrote:
the school closings are getting out of control how far into the summer are these kids supposed to still be in school because the school system is full of lazy people....i for one do not want my kids to suffer due to lack of common sense in this town
What do you expect? the town charges no tuition and provides bus service free to the county kids.It's not the town kids who can't make it to school,it's the county Kids/teachers who need the cancellations.
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Mar 25, 2013
 
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Tdj1470

Glen Burnie, MD

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Most school districts have built in "snow days" on their school calender that does not effect the projected last day of school. Not sure if CB has used their "snow days" but if they have , they can shorten spring break, use teacher work days, memorial day weekend, etc to balanc e the school calender. This would allow the last day of school to stay as it is. Va law states that students must have 180 days of school
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Mar 26, 2013
 
Tdj1470 wrote:
Most school districts have built in "snow days" on their school calender that does not effect the projected last day of school. Not sure if CB has used their "snow days" but if they have , they can shorten spring break, use teacher work days, memorial day weekend, etc to balanc e the school calender. This would allow the last day of school to stay as it is. Va law states that students must have 180 days of school
Unless someone screws up the calendar as was done a few years ago and Graduation was the two or three days before school was let out because they had to go longer to make the days...
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Greenbelt, MD

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Put yourself in the shoes of the person having to make this decision. I know if it were myself and considering your dealing with buses loaded with kids and young drivers, I would go the cautious route. Take a look at the pounding that the superintendent of King George took for not cancelling and the accidents that resulted!

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