I'm in the North East of the USA. We can see temps higher than 90/32.22. Our school district where I work does not have AC. They call half day if it gets near 90.
In My kids school district the newer schools have AC and the olders don't. For the building that dont they go home early.
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I taught at a private school. We had no AC. Class would continue if the weather were hellish. However, given our proximity to the ocean (my class literally overlooked it... you could see it from the playground) temperatures very seldom rose above 85. When I was a boy, I was educated very close to where I teach. The temperature seldom rose above 90, but on occasion it did. No AC in the class. No half days even if the temperature was above 90.
I do not believe we were not sent home either when I was a kid
Except the end of the year were mostly half days 🤷
In Puerto Rico we were sometimes sent home if we had no electricity but we hardly were ever sent home if we had no water go figure it never made much sense to me.
As I was walking through a school building today I noticed the basement was manageable but by the 2nd floor (main floor) it was hard to breathe and the third felt dreadful... Passing out dreadful... That was awful. I believe they made the correct choice today.
Did you lose power a lot in class? What about water. I have lost power a few times in my class, almost always during storms. But we have big windows so it wasn't a problem.
Yes in my small town In Puerto Rico we lost power a lot and water. It was a guessing game if they would send us home or not. After hurricane George we were forced to go to school with no running water or electricity for months on end! It was nasty! The bathrooms were deplorable. Couldnt flush and we had no toilet paper... (little did I know at that time... The school hardly supplied toilet paper) add to that mess how hot it was every day! I hated the powder milk they gave us which we were to mixed with water from cans sent to us from Budweiser. I just drank the hot water. Puerto Rico made me appreciate the schools in the US a lot more!