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Officials: Forsyth school district prepared for end of snow days
Existing online system sends learning home
Scenes such as this, submitted by Forsyth County News readers during a winter storm in February, likely will play out again next time it snows. However, starting with the 2015-16 school year, children in the Forsyth County school system will have to balance outdoor fun with online learning as the district will no longer have snow days. If weather forces school closures, students will be expected to log in from home online for lessons. - photo by For the Forsyth County News
FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Board of Education’s recent announcement that no inclement weather days will be built into the 2015-16 school calendar has triggered a polarizing debate on the online learning system students will use to submit assignments from home.