Schools Shut Down to Save on Gas

The proverbial "snow day" is getting an update for the modern economic times. We've all heard of schools closing because of heavy snowfall, but what about high gas prices? That's just what is happening in some of the nation's most rural and remote school districts. As the price of gas continues to climb, they're shutting their doors one day a week in order to save on heating and busing costs. The MACCRAY School District in western Minnesota voted earlier this month to switch to a four-day...Full Story
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