School Closures And The "Snow Day Effect"

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Christina Bellantoni
School Closures And The "Snow Day Effect"

Last night, school systems around the region began sending out word of yet another weather-related closure. Snow days bring excitement for kids and frustration for parents. They disrupt classroom instruction. But some recent studies have found that concerns about the "snow day effect" are overstated.

Last night, school systems around the region began sending out word of yet another weather-related closure. Snow days bring excitement for kids and frustration for parents. They disrupt classroom instruction. But some recent studies have found that concerns about the "snow day effect" are overstated.

Guests

Joshua Starr

Superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools (Md.)

Dave Marcotte

Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

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