'Business as usual' for making up snow days
Virtual learning not considered best option for students
October 29, 2020
The Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District plans to take a "business as usual" approach toward making up classroom time lost due to inclement weather.
The possibility of using virtual instruction to minimize lost "snow days" was discussed at the Oct. 19 school board meeting. Superintendent Patrick Carlin said H-M-S could make up lost time on the dates already scheduled, or online learning could be utilized as an alternative, especially later in the year.
Carlin said there would be issues with coordinating how and when online learning would occur, but it could be done.
"We need to...