Online learning to replace SDPC makeup days

By Greg Oliver

Courtesy The Journal

PICKENS — Starting with the upcoming school year, Pickens County students will no longer have to see their academic year extended to make up for inclement weather.

The school district formally announced Wednesday that it will pilot the eLearning program this year. As a result, students will be able to make up inclement weather days by completing assignments online.

“This is a change that I think our parents and students will be excited about, and I’m very grateful to the (Education Oversight Committee) for working with us to make it happen,” School District of Pickens County superintendent Danny Merck said. “The uncertainty surrounding inclement weather days has always been an issue as parents make plans,

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