[gardeners] Re: Winter storm in Rochester

B. Davis (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 15 Jan 1999 18:04:13 -0500

And people wonder why kids don't read or learn anything of the 
basic 3 Rs?  It sounds like school is a matter of attendance and not 
Barbara Davis (who filled in the empty areas at home when her 
daughter went to school)    SW of Fort Worth, TX

> Penny in Halifax, my d-i-l says they don't close the schools
> because each day closed now means an extra day open 
> next June. Once in awhile they get the brainstorm to get
> the kids to school, take attendance, and then send them 
> right home. That entitles them to State Assistance for the
> day, but the parents could tear their hair out! Don't know 
> why it's even legal...?