No escape as ‘snow day’ becomes ‘e-learning day’

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By Matt Pickles, BBC News

For school students, it means the chance of benefiting from the long-standing tradition of the “snow day”, when schools are forced to close and students get an unexpected day off.  It’s a familiar theme from American film and TV shows, with children getting the good news and then running outside for some seasonal snowman-building and snowball throwing, against a montage of Eighties pop music. But the tradition is now over for pupils in US states such as South Carolina, Nevada, Georgia and Indiana.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46871555

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