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District 161 to consider ways to return select students to the classroom

Flossmoor School District 161 is not yet ready to return to in-person learning for all of its students, but officials may consider bringing select students back into the district’s buildings.

While no action was recommended at a special board meeting Sept. 29, Superintendent Dana Smith presented to the board the idea of allowing early child, pre-kindergarten and self-contained students at grades K-8 back into buildings pending D161 meeting all state requirements and health guidelines.

“It’s a good way to build up some trust in our processes and our protocols . . .

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