Tuesday, January 7, 2014

students, parents criticize MCPS online for opening today

Snowy School Day
These kids are in Indiana, meaning they're probably more accustomed to snow than we are in Maryland. Photo by Phil Dragash on Flickr.

Despite sub-freezing temperatures, Montgomery County Public Schools are open today. But students and parents didn't go without a fight, taking their concerns and their pleas to school officials on Twitter. Here's a Storify of what happened:

1 comment:

Landru said...

"...most DC-area school systems shut down for Tuesday, January 7."

Most Virginia school systems were closed. The nearest Maryland system that closed was Washington County. MCPS had a tough call to make, considering the academic schedule and the number of snow days used so far. Using the entire DC area as a comparison isn't really fair.