ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - A state education department spokesman says Indiana
schools closed during this week’s bitter cold won’t have to make up at least
two of those missed days.
Indiana Department of Education spokesman Daniel Altman says any school
closed Monday or Tuesday can apply for a waiver freeing them from the need
to make up those days. He says the extreme cold and not Sunday’s snowfall
was the driving factor behind granting the waivers because “it became an
issue of student safety.”
Altman tells The Herald Bulletin no decision has been made on whether
Indiana’s waiver will be extended to also include Wednesday.
Many central and northern Indiana school districts - including the state’s
two largest districts - remained closed Wednesday because of poor road
conditions or lingering cold temperatures.