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Cameron Mottet makes up a missed snow day in the kitchen of her home April 8 as her mother, Jane, looks on in Parkville, Mo. Some schools are experimenting with ways for students to do lessons online during bad weather, but there are obstacles, too, especially for families who can't afford computers or Internet access.

Fargo school district looks at whether Internet may end need for snow days

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FARGO - Could the Internet mean the end of snow days?

Some schools around the country are experimenting with ways for students to do lessons online during bad weather, potentially allowing classes to go on during the worst blizzards.

"Virtual snow days" are seen as a way to ease pressure on school calendars and maintain the required number of student contact days.

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