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Governor eases COVID-19 restrictions for school, child care staff

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday, Sept. 15, rescinded requirements that unvaccinated school and childcare personnel get tested for COVID-19 twice weekly. The change goes into effect Friday, Sept. 16. Pritzker said the decision was made on the advice of medical experts, based on the current conditions of the COVID-19[Read More…]

Homewood schools bring some students back to the classroom

On Friday, Oct. 9, Homewood District 153 finished the first week of Virtual Learning Academy, a special program designed to help specific students facing challenges with remote learning. School began with all students attending online-only and has been in session for six weeks. Overall, parent and teacher surveys show things[Read More…]

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District 153 survey shows parents want schools open, most favor hybrid approach

Parents of students in Homewood schools overwhelming want their children back in the classroom this fall, but they prefer a hybrid approach that will reduce class sizes and help the district manage pandemic safety measures. Nearly three quarters of the district’s families completed the survey.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register[Read More…]

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