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D161 preparing for full return to in-person learning this fall, with remote opportunities limited

The Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education threw a curveball Tuesday, May 25, when it came to a fall planning discussion, following a change in guidelines from the Illinois State Board of Education.

“Originally, we were going to talk about ways that kids can certify to be remote in the fall, and we are not, because there are only two different ways for kids to be remote in the fall, and they have to meet both requirements,” Superintendent Dana Smith said. “They have to be not only ineligible for a vaccine — whether it’s age, medical . . .

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