Sarasota County adds Hurricane Ian makeup days to the academic calendar

Sarasota County college students will attend lessons for an extra two days to make up for days misplaced to Hurricane Ian.The additional faculty days are Jan. 9 and March 20, which had been beforehand scheduled as skilled days for lecturers and employees. The dates fall on the Mondays after the winter and spring breaks respectively.During Ian, North Sarasota County faculties had been closed for 9 days, whereas college students in south Sarasota County missed 13 faculty days. All county faculties had been closed sooner or later due to Hurricane Nicole.According to the Sarasota Herald Tribune, Manatee County faculties missed 5 days of instruction due to the hurricane — however added no extra days, as a substitute changing a number of early launch days to full days.An extra half-hour of instruction per day, funded by way of voter-approved tax referendums, will even make up for misplaced faculty days in each counties.

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