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Parents brings safety concerns about in-person learning to D161 board, request remote option

Several parents this week continued to call for a remote learning option for the 2021-2022 school year, taking their concerns straight to the Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education.

The comments came just three days into the new school year, with parents citing concerns about safety measures in schools as cases of COVID-19 are on the rise. In addressing the school board Monday, Aug. 16, during its regular meeting, parents called the plan created before the latest surge in cases outdated, because the Delta variant is said to be more easily spread and data . . .

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