posted on Dec, 16 2015 @ 08:13 PM
All other arguments aside, I always tend to try to see these things through the eyes of the kids.
Other than the fear this might instill in them, the sense of a lack of security and safety in what should ideally be an island of stability in their
lives (ideally - not always the case,) they're probably just happy to get a day (or more) off in addition to whatever Winter Break they get (do they
even still do that in 2015? I don't know.)
I remember after the 1989 earthquake closed schools in the bay area, and required busing kids to other schools if their own was deemed structurally
unsound, I thought of the whole thing as a sort of adventure, and was just happy I got a few days out of school. (And I loved school as a kid - but
it's just part of the kid bible that "days off from school = good.")
Not to make light of a serious situation at all. Just trying to see the positive side, if there is one.