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Old 01-13-2014, 08:15 AM
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In Anchorage School District it says:
"Teachers may report to alternative work sites of individual choice, provided the missed school day does not have to be made up. If teachers will be required to make up the emergency school closure day, AEA members will be notified on or before the closure day that it is a non-working, non-paid day. "

We always just laughed, as if we were going to report to the nearest school & say "Well, here I am!" Instead, we just used our homes as our alternative work site & stayed home
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Old 01-13-2014, 03:21 PM
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In my 32 years of teaching, students and teachers were either delayed or off for inclement weather. All of us would have to make up the days at some point in the year, usually days were tacked on to the end of the year, so it didn't make any sense for teachers to be there without students. (Although if the weather was decent by the middle of the day, the schools might be open for athletic practices and teachers could go in if they wanted to work in their rooms on their own time). I would do this occasionally, especially if it was nearing the end/beginning of a semester.

TPTB decided that they would try to recover some of the days throughout the school year, by tacking **inclement weather make up days to a winter break, Easter Break (which was only Thursday, Friday and Monday). We would usually lose winter break and Thursday and Monday of Easter weekend and still have days added to the end of the year. For the life of me, we could never understand why they just didn't make the calendar go into the 2nd week of June with 5 days built in at the end and the other days left intact. Crazy....but I was just a teacher, not an administrator.

BTW, we could take personal days if we had vacations scheduled, or we could take days without pay with no penalty if it would have been a hardship to cancel a vacation, so they were considerate enough in that regard.
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