Ohio bill would allow snow days to be made up online

Lawmakers are considering a bill in the Ohio House that would allow school districts to make up calamity days by having students complete their work from home using the internet, WLWT of Cincinnati reports. Some local school officials say the plan sounds promising, but questions remain. “One question that comes to my mind is the work that would be provided to do online or pick up at the district to complete, how relevant will that work be?” said Maureen Meyer, elementary curriculum coordinator for Fairfield Schools. Under the proposed bill, teachers would be required to submit calamity day lesson plans at the beginning of the school year. The bill is a response to the wild winter weather that has forced many area schools to use their allotment of calamity days already, with more snow on the way…

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