Stories about schools
Woodstock School District 200 identified its first COVID-19 outbreak of the school year, according to a letter sent out by Superintendent Mike Moan on Friday.
As students continue to follow indoor mask mandates and school districts scramble to get their staffs vaccinated in one week, legal resources maintain Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has the authority to issue such mandates.
Ogle County school superintendents react to Pritzker's executive order mandating masks be worn in all schools.
Faced with mounting delta variant coronavirus cases and a hodgepodge of local COVID-19 mitigation policies that varied by school districts across the state, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday imposed a school mask requirement when students return to classrooms this year.
“Masks should be worn indoors by all individuals (age 2 and older) who are not fully vaccinated. Consistent and correct mask use by people who are not fully vaccinated is especially important indoors and in crowded settings, when physical distancing cannot be maintained,” the CDC guidance reads.
Parents say they should decide whether or not their kids wear masks.
A designer of the tactical-rescue plan wary of some recent trends in school safety
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Kristine Hutten and Ryan Newberry join Troy Community School District 30-C
Parents on the committee should have ‘the interests of bilingual students in mind’