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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed legislation to forgive Michigan schools from rescheduling up to four snow days that occurred during an artic deep freeze in which she declared a state of emergency.

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Michigan students are a signature away from getting four snow days forgiven after a brutal winter left some schools closed for weeks. The state Senate sent the bill to Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s desk Thursday. 


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Joe Dandron / WKAR-MSU

Legislation that would forgive Michigan schools from having to make up as many as four snow days is headed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature.

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Michigan students may not get any additional snow days forgiven this year. 

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Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

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Hourly workers at schools are concerned about a bill in the state House that saves schools from having to make up some snow days.