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D161 hears more concerns regarding COVID-19 mitigation; talks construction near Parker

Flossmoor School District 161 parents are continuing to raise COVID-19 concerns as the 2021-2022 school year progresses this fall.

Pam Jackson, a parent of twins in fourth grade and a kindergartener at Western Avenue Elementary School, was one of two parents to speak Aug. 30 during a board of education meeting about COVID-19 mitigation concerns.

“This is not an easy thing to deal with,” Jackson said. “I appreciate the changes you have made.”

But Jackson said one of her children was asked to quarantine based on being within 3 feet of a student who tested positive for . . .

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