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Why Snow Days Might Be Bad For Kids

The first flakes of the '11-12 school year fell on November 29 and were forecasted to continue overnight.

Snow days: good for kid movie plots — and bad for kids’ test scores? As parts of Indiana brace for the first slushy snowfall of the season, consider a 2009 study that found passage rates on standardized math tests fell by as much as half of a percentage point for each inch of snow. The study’s authors looked […]

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