Officials will wait until the end of February to consider their options, which include adding time to the school day or the end of the year. Another option being considered is borrowing time from two weeks set aside for spring break, which starts March 10.
Changes to the district's official calendar must be approved by the board of education. If more weather makeup days are required, district leaders will develop a plan that interim Superintendent Dave Lopez will present to the board for a vote.
The plan, Tinnin said, will be developed to meet the educational needs of students and will be communicated to parents, students and staff once approved.
“Whenever you cancel school you're always going to get people who completely agree with you and people who don't agree with you,” she said. “So what we have to do is make the decision based on what is best and what is the safest option for kids.”