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School Board decides not to extend school for snow days – if unions agree


March 13, 2019

The School Board voted Monday night to try to add makeup days without extending school into the summer or spring break.

The board allowed a contingency to add days at the end of the year or during spring break if the superintendent is unable to reach an agreement with the district’s unions.

The district has canceled school five times this year, said Supt. Tom Yahraes. The second trimester has three extra days, 59 days compared to 56 days in the first and third, built into the calendar in case of inclement weather.

Without the adjustment, the district will still meet requirements for in...

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