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New teachers excited for their roles in District 161

Four newly minted teachers will be among the 28 new teacher faces when District 161 students return Aug. 12. For Jillian Jendra and Shakina Washington the pandemic threw a curve to the traditional student teaching routine, but Haley Erlandson and Miranda Quinn taught children at school.

Letter: Pandemic requires rethinking education

I fully agree with Weston Auburn of Flossmoor, whose recent letter presented a realistic and responsible risk assessment of a hasty return to in-person learning. In his letter, Mr. Auburn admirably implores the District 161 School Board “…to start seriously thinking about how they can improve the children’s remote learning.” Is this not the[Read More…]

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