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 J.B. Pritzker on Thursday, Sept. 15, rescinded requirements that unvaccinated school and childcare personnel get tested for COVID-19 twice weekly.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…]
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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…]
The Flossmoor School District 161 board is planning to meet Monday to consider a reopening plan for fall semester. The district recently conducted staff and parent surveys to gauge support for several options in the complex project of reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results were posted on the[Read More…]
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.