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Coronavirus: Are ‘snow days’ a thing of the past? London, Ont., school boards say possibly

online learning amid the novel coronavirus pandemic could mark the end of ‘snow days,’ where a school-based or system-wide shutdown occurs due to inclement weather.London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) director of education Linda Staudt says having students and teachers be connected on virtual platforms means students can still ‘go’ to school despite the weather outside.“It’ll very be important, especially for our secondary school students,” Staudt adds, since they’re taking one class at a time.

“They have those classes for about 22 to 24 days.“There’s a lot of learning that takes place in a day and for them to miss a day is significant.”“Every day is precious.” Coronavirus: TVDSB announces staggered start to elementary school year

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