Saturday classes a last resort for school with too many snow days

    If kids in Franklin Township, N.J., don’t hate school already, they’re sure going to. Franklin Township School in Hunterdon County, North Jersey, has had so many delays and closings due to construction and snow days that the school year has been extended until June 30.

    Wait. It gets worse.

    School board officials are now considering Saturday classes, the Hunterdon County Democrat reports, if the school needs just two more snow days. It’s all a last-ditch effort to meet the state-required 180 school days, which have been severely cut short at Franklin Township because of a failed septic pipe that delayed opening this year until October. And, of course, several feet of snow.

    Philadelphia, count your blessings.

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