Local school officials react to updated federal health guidelines for K-12 learning

Federal health officials urge local control in updated COVID-19 guidance for K-12 in-person learning, though some questions remain for some local school leaders

Sycamore Middle School eighth-graders are seated at a safe social distance from each other in January 2021 as they listen to their teacher, Lisa Pawlowski, talk about proper procedures to follow in the classroom to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sycamore schools resumed some in-person classes today as part of their hybrid learning plan which includes options of in-person and remote learning.