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MONTVALE, N.J. - One New Jersey school district is having students log on for a "virtual school day" in an experiment that could alter the meaning of snow days. 

The Bergen County Pascack Valley Regional High School District says the experiment is possible because all students at its two schools are issued laptops. While the students won't be on campus, they are expected to log in, complete assignments found on their teachers' web sites and communicate with teachers throughout the day. 

The New Jersey Education Department will evaluate how the day went to decide whether to count the day as an official one for the district. 

If it doesn't, students will have to make up a day during spring break.

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