It was Monday morning. My youngest boy, Tommy, dragged himself down for breakfast. He was heading back to school after a nearly two-week blizzard break. Our conversation went something like this: Tommy: “Dad, is this March?” Me: “No, it’s still February.” Tommy: “I can’t wait until March.” Me: “Why?” Tommy: “Spring Break. And then it’ll be April, May, and then summer.” Even after being out of school for so long, he still… Read More
Two weeks minus one day. 9 days. That’s how long most Oklahoma students have been out of school during this historic snow and cold. They won’t admit it, but I can tell my boys are getting tired of being home. I know I am. And my wife certainly is. While main roads are certainly drivable now, the neighborhoods and school parking lots aren’t. And that continues to be the problem. Buses can’t… Read More
Snow days. Schools have had way too many so far this winter. Districts have to make up the lost days somehow, and that’s what they’re struggling with right now. How would you like to see the days made up? Vote in my very unofficial, extremely unscientific poll.