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Wednesday, 31 October 2012 00:15

School back in session on Saturday

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To make up for school being cancelled on Tuesday, Oct. 30, Haywood County schools will have class from 8 a.m. until noon, Saturday, Nov. 3 if weather is permitting.

According to Bill Nolte, associate superintendent, the school district misses about eight days per year due to weather. A cut in the number of teacher workdays, typically used to make up days of school missed for weather, has forced administration to use other options, such as Saturday school. The start and end dates imposed by the state legislature on North Carolina schools further restricts scheduling flexibility to make up lost days. Saturday school is typically not used when school is missed late in the week because there is less time to adjust schedules and weather conditions are typically still uncertain.

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