This Morning: Closer look at how Superintendents call a snow day

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As we brace for more school delays and closures, local Superintendents are using caution when deciding to cancel class, especially as they near or pass the number of days they’re allowed to use each year.

While you may think a Superintendent sleeps in, makes coffee, and looks out the window to call a snow day. Instead 6 News Reporter Veronica Gabriel learned they’re out on the roads, communicating with each other, and checking conditions.. especially for students who walk to school.

Watch the video above for a closer look!

In Michigan, school districts are allowed 6 excusable days with an extra 3 if needed.

Holt Public Schools has hit that 9 day mark and they’re not alone.

Many schools will need to make up the days at the end of the school year.

But Superintendents we spoke with say they’re not going to compromise safety even if that means a later summer release.

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