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Sweltering In The Schools

‘Heat days’ replace snow days in many areas

September 3, 2013

CHICAGO — When city students arrived for the first day of school under the blazing temperatures of a Midwest heat wave, staff greeted them with some unusual school supplies: water bottles, fans and......

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zip064

Sep-05-13 3:32 PM

What? No books? No penciles? What was the homework assignment? Community Organizing? gag.

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wvhoopie2

Sep-03-13 11:57 AM

We are today too busy thinking about buildings rather than the educations system. Maybe all the school levies being passed are hurting the system rather than helping the communities. Just look at the Northern Panhandle and look how many new schools , new tax increases and education scores.

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wvhoopie2

Sep-03-13 11:50 AM

Now with so much poverty in WV we are learning other state still have school without AC built in the 1800's. Our education system is too busy building new building and increasing taxes instead of education.

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mikeyd

Sep-03-13 9:43 AM

we all went to school when it was hot.wasn't any air conditioning back then.rarely ever got snow days back then either.they put the chains on and they ran.and we were skinny kids compared to the ones these days.

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