Snow falls: Schools let it accumulate before opening/closing
Charlottesville and Albemarle public schools' transportation directors have spoken. 'Tis better to let the snow pile up than to transport the kiddies right now when the morning commute and low current snowfall has left the asphalt wet, black, and full of friction for bus tires to grip.
Whaddya bet that their pause leads to an eventual cancellation?
Two-hour delays seem designed for cold-weather times when overnight temperatures cause black ice to develop that may burn off with sun and/or the tires of commuters. Curiously, both city and county decided that a two-hour delay made sense on Monday the 5th of March.
Update: Around 7:48am, the Albemarle Public Schools emailed word that Jim Foley, Interim Director of Transportation, has called off school for Monday.
Update: Around 8:30am, the other shoe falls as Charlottesville throws in the towel on the school day.Read more on: snow