Spring Break will not be used for school makeup days
by Franklin Clark, Reporter -- fclark@cadizrecord.com
Mar 19, 2014 | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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A recent winter storm brought the number of days Trigg County students have been out up to 10.</i>
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A recent winter storm brought the number of days Trigg County students have been out up to 10.

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Trigg County Board of Education members voted Thursday night not to use three days of Spring Break to make up any of the 15 days students have missed this year on account of bad weather.

And unless House Bill 410 becomes law, the last day of school for Trigg County students will be Wednesday, June 4 – provided school isn’t closed any more days on account of snow, ice or other bad weather.

Trigg County School Superintendent Travis Hamby said 62 percent of people that responded to a local survey supported the option. However, while he felt like the option had to be considered, it could have been problematic, as low attendance for those three days would affect next year’s funding.

HB 410 passed in the Kentucky House of Representatives Friday by a vote of 82 – 8 and went to the Kentucky Senate. Both District Eight Representative John Tilley (D) and District Five Representative Kenny Imes (R) voted for it. If the Senate passes it, it will be up to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear (D) to either sign it or not.

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