Carroll School Board debates options on making up snow days.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 8:00 am (Updated: February 16, 8:58 am)
HILLSVILLE — The discussion of making up each missed snow day got heated at the Carroll County School Board.
At issue was whether educators should add all the missed days back into the calendar, plus extend the length of the school day for a month, so instructional time for the students would not take a bigger hit.
A calendar committee looked into it and Assistant Superintendent Strader Blankenship presented the board with ideas to get those 18 school days back.
• Option 1 involved using all make-up days and ending the school year on May 31.
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