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Instead Of Snow Days, Time Off For Sandstorms, Volcanoes And More

Two young men walk through a dust and sand storm in the outskirts of the Saudi capital Riyadh on April 13, 2011. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)
Two young men walk through a dust and sand storm in the outskirts of the Saudi capital Riyadh on April 13, 2011. (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images)

Many children across the country have been thrilled to have a few days off school because of the snow days this winter. That got Kavitha Cardoza from Here & Now contributor WAMU wondering, what do children in other countries get days off for?

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