Longer days rather than snow makeups for Michigan students

Friday, May 17, 2013

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday signed into law legislation allowing school districts that cancelled class multiple times this winter to meet state requirements by extending existing days rather than scheduling makeups.

"This will help schools that were forced to use more snow days this year, particularly in northern and west Michigan, to meet instructional time requirements without having to extend the school year further into June," Snyder said in a release announcing the signing.

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