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A New State Law Creates A Pilot Program To Keep Students Busy On Snow Days.

Under The Law…Three School Districts Will Be Chosen To Participate In The Program, Where Students Will Continue Their Lessons At Home Instead Of Watching Tv All Day When School Is Cancelled Because Of Weather. Kids Would Have To Put In At Least Five Hours Of E-Learning During Each Snow Day. The Idea Was Supported By Representative Kathleen Willis Of Northlake.

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The Pilot Program Will Last Three Years And Results Analyzed.

The Law Kind Of Sucks The Fun Out Of Snow Days…But Aims To Make Sure Kids Continue Their Learning Even When School Is Cancelled Due To Weather Says Bill Sponsor, Representative Mike Fortner Of West Chicago.

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Just Three School Districts Will Be Chosen To Participate In The Pilot Program And Will Last Three Years.

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