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Southwest Allen School Corporation Implements Flex Days

Though flex days and e-learning days seem similar, e-learning days are used when schools close due to bad weather. They exist so schools don’t have to make up days at the end of the school year.

But, Southwest Allen County School Superintendent Philip G. Downs says flex days have a different purpose.

“It’s a scheduled day, where parents and everybody knows on this day we are going to run an e-learning day and in the morning our teachers get professional development and in the afternoon they are online with kids,” said Dr. Downs.

In Allen County, Southwest Allen is the only corporation that has added flex days to their curriculum. On flex days students don’t physically attend school. They stay at home and do their school work on their computer. Though flex days and e-learning days seem similar, e-learning days are used when schools close due to bad weather.

Read more at: wboi.org

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