ATLANTA - Throughout Metro Atlanta, numerous school districts are waiting until next week to start the process of deciding how to make up the numerous days of school missed due to weather closings.
The following school districts provided FOX 5 this update as of Thursday night:
Atlanta Public Schools: Seven missed days for the 2017-2018 calendar year due to Hurricane Irma and snow days. Extra learning time will be added to the calendar, and parents and students can vote on six options online through Sunday night. Choices range from extra school days to extra time added before or after school: https://www.atlantapublicschools.us/
"Weigh in and tell us if you have had a choice. Help us decide which one would be the least disruptive and most beneficial for you," said Superintendent Meria Carstarphen to FOX 5.
Cobb County Schools: Five closures for the 2017 -2018 school year with no makeup days needed, due to an extended school calendar.
Fulton County Schools: Makeup days will be counted next week and no plan has been decided. On Twitter Superintendent Jeff Rose stated, "Being asked about whether @FultonCoSchools is exploring online/at-home learning options to make up for the lost instructional time due to weather-related events. Answer: Yes, we are working towards being able to do so."
Gwinnett County Schools: Six days missed due to Hurricane Irma and the winter storm. The past three closures have been designated as digital learning days.
Clayton County Schools, Douglas County Schools, DeKalb County Schools: The number of makeup days and a plan to make up learning time has not been announced and the district will update community members when administrators return.