Here’s what some people have to say about that on the district’s Facebook page:
Jess Ica: Bad call. Very bad call.
Nita Davis: Why smh it's a damn mess outside ugh!!!!!
Carly Chante' Asare: R U SERIOUS ???? HALF OF US HAVE TO TRAVEL SO FAR TO GET TO SCHOOL, SO DON'T EXPECT US THERE EARLY !
Tiffany Missgreen Mottershead: When there is a accident involving kids trying to get to school it's going to be the school district of Philadelphia fault that's it I know that the streets in my area are not cleared at all
Justin Smith: For you parents that are happy about this, you must not love your children.
Laura Catherine: My streets are a mess!!!! That's beyond wrong!!!!
And then there is the pro-opening side:
Steve Judge: I'm glad. My kids are SO Annoying after a day in the house. God Bless Teachers :0
Mark Scott: What a bunch of wimps you have all become. People with private sector jobs all worked today and will have to work again tomorrow. We need to teach our kids and one of the things they need to learn is that the world doesn't shut down just because of snow. Plan ahead, leave early, and stop whining.
Brian Cohen: Driving conditions aren't bad, side streets are a little messy but not terrible. I bundle my kids up and the school is heated so it should be open. The world can't shut down until 14 inches of snow melts, school would be closed for weeks if that was the case.
Jamie Roberts: Bundle up and buck up. Everyone else is getting back to work; if you're a student, your job is to get to school. If you're a parent, it's your job to get them there on time. No one who is dressed properly is going to get frostbite. If you care about your child's future, you get them to school. Please teach them character and resilience, rather than wimpiness and excuses.