Snow Days http://wyso.org en Overnight Snow Delays, Closes Schools & Snarls Traffic http://wyso.org/post/overnight-snow-delays-closes-schools-snarls-traffic <p>A quick moving system brought snow to the Miami Valley overnight with some places seeing as much as 3 inches of accumulation. Many area <a href="http://www.whio.com/school-closings/search/" target="_blank">schools are on 2-hour delays this morning</a>, as well as some closures, and several problems have been reported on the roadways. WYSO reports the latest traffic problems every 10 minutes at <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wyso/ppr/wyso.m3u" target="_blank">91.3 FM</a>.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:43:36 +0000 Emily McCord 43156 at http://wyso.org Overnight Snow Delays, Closes Schools & Snarls Traffic New Ohio Law Gets Rid of Snow Days http://wyso.org/post/new-ohio-law-gets-rid-snow-days <p>A new law changes gets rid of snow days for Ohio schools. The change also replaces the minimum number of days in a school year and will instead count hours, depending on grade level.</p><p>The Dayton Daily News reports the change will begin with the 2014-2015 school year. Lawmakers say this will give schools more flexibility to make up snow days by adding hours rather than tacking on days to the end of the year.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Emily McCord & Dayton Daily News 35961 at http://wyso.org Kasich Wants Return to 5 Ohio Snow Days http://wyso.org/post/kasich-wants-return-5-ohio-snow-days <p><span class="article-content"><span>Ohio&#39;s governor-elect has put more school calamity days on his agenda, after some lobbying that started at home.<br /><br />Republican John Kasich says his 10-year-old daughter Reese brought up the issue, and he also has heard complaints from other children and parents about the cutback to three calamity days last year. Democratic Governor Ted Strickland reduced the &quot;snow days&quot; from five as a way to ensure more classroom time for Ohio&#39;s students.<br /> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 21:19:51 +0000 Associated Press & Dayton Daily News 2914 at http://wyso.org