Indiana school districts to use technology to make up snow days

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Technology is now an option for Indiana school districts looking to make up a slew of snow days.

The Maconaquah school district in north central Indiana is part of pilot program where all students get a tablet or laptop. The state gave them four "e-learning days" -- and they've just learned they can count as a snow day.

"Thirteen snow days is unheard of, and this really gives us an avenue," said Kelly McPike, Maconaquah Elementary Principal. "Five years ago, I don't think anybody even thought this would be possible."

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