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No More Snow Days For Rhode Island Schools

June 13, 2020

Snow days will soon be obsolete in the state of Rhode Island.

The state’s education commissioner Angelica Infante-Green says there will no longer be snow days when students go back to school in the Ocean State, according to CBS Boston.

Instead, students will be expected to learn remotely on days when the physical school cannot be open.

Rhode Island anticipates the state will have in-person schooling starting on August 31.

The state’s schools received $42 million in federal coronavirus aid to help offset any additional costs caused by the need to social distance and by declining tax revenue.

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