Cyber days could soon replace snow days in Pennsylvania

July 08, 2019 06:47 PM

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a bill that will allow students to have "Cyber School Days" instead of snow days in many districts. 

The bill writes a three-year pilot program into law to let all school districts participate in the flexible instruction day program.


Under the law, students do not physically attend school. Rather, they must get and complete lessons at home so that a flexible instruction day counts toward the 180 days of instruction currently required annually.

The law caps a school's flexible instructional days at five a year.


WNYT Staff

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