Schools Make Kids Attend on Saturdays -- Where Do We Sign Up?

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School on ... Saturday? That may sound like a cruel joke, but kids in Gaston County, North Carolina will be attending school on Saturday, February 28 to make up for a missed snow day on February 24. And kids aren't the only ones who are bummed; parents are, too.

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Some parents are complaining about the short notice, saying they'd already made plans. Others kvetched that their kids have jobs on the weekend that they'll now have to miss.

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Still, though, doesn't anyone see the upside here? A SATURDAY WITHOUT YOUR KIDS!!

Just think: you can binge-watch Walking Dead without worrying that your tykes will barge in and freak out at all the zombie gore. You and your hubby can have a hot date without booking a babysitter. The possibilities are endless!

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I just hope these parents wake up and see the upside to their situation before it's too late. Parents rarely get a break, so they should quit complaining and seize the opportunity when it presents itself. 

How would you feel if your kids had school on Saturday?

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