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Pritzker signs remote learning legislation to help students and educators during pandemic

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 1569 into law to provide support for educators, students and families. 

The purpose of the law, according to a news release from the governor's office, is to ensure Illinois school districts have the necessary tools to effectively carry out remote learning and other necessary operations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 
"Educators and administrators are doing what they do best, helping students continue to learn, providing meals, and looking out for the wellbeing of our children and families," Pritzker said. "This legislation will support that critical work and . . .

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