And a huge lesson learned during this time was that snow days were not always required when your whole educational process is conducted within a computer.

As more colleges opened to peer learning throughout the past several months, the ease of distant learning led some districts to wonder whether the unscheduled day off for snow could last.

For public colleges in nyc, the country’s largest district, the snow day is not any longer.

“About ‘Snow days’ or times when school buildings have been closed because of an emergency, all families and students should plan on engaging in distant instruction,” the town’s school district site said.

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The policy seems to be a continuation of this district’s change annually when in September it announced it would not have snow days. If school buildings could not open, pupils would understand .