Fulton County Schools said it will announce a plan next week for how it will make up lost school days. The district, in a statement, said the strategy “will be a combination of traditional and innovative methods.”
Fulton’s school board also cancelled a Thursday board meeting. The district said weather forecasts show that temperatures will remain cold through Thursday “leaving little opportunity for existing snow or ice to melt and provide safe travel conditions.”
Clayton County Public Schools superintendent Morcease Beasley said in a written statement: “During the day away from school, we encourage our students to engage in learning by accessing available online resources and other supportive material.”
The Decatur school board will discuss plans regarding make-up days at its Jan. 23 meeting, the district announced.
The Cherokee County Board of Education will meet Thursday at 5:30 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., the district announced.
APS superintendent Meria Carstarphen cited "extreme cold" temperatures and "icy road conditions" that will persist into Thursday. She posted the update at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.
“Please know I don't want to but roads will still be icy & staff live all over metro area / not safe. I need help from Mother Nature!” Carstarphen posted.
The Atlanta Board of Education also cancelled its Thursday board meeting, which was scheduled as a make up session after last week’s meeting was also cancelled.
Henry County Schools announced it will close Thursday “due to unsafe road conditions and the continuation of freezing temperatures.”
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