TPS makes up missed hours, Lawmakers to vote on calamity days
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:20:00 GMT —
Toledo Public School students will have to attend school on days that had previously been planned for a delayed start time.
On Friday, the district announced that delayed starts for Feb. 19, March 26, April 9 and May 14 would be cancelled.
One delayed start set for March 21 remains for elementary school students district-wide.
The schedule changes were made in an effort to add instruction time for days missed due to calamity days.
TPS have reached a total of 12 calamity days used this school year after the winter storm on Tuesday prompted school officials to cancel classes.
This brings the district to be seven days over the allotted five calamity days given each academic year.
The Ohio House is scheduled to vote on Wednesday if Ohio schools will receive more calamity days this year.
All TPS families should have received a letter on the planned scheduled changes.
They should've also received an automated call from the district explaining the calendar adjustments.
District officials are finalizing plans to make-up additional instructional time lost using â??Blizzard Bags.â??
The take home materials have been approved by the Ohio Department of Education as a way for students to make up missed school time.