Skip to Content

Category: K-12 Education

Governor’s Executive Order Requiring Exclusion of Students and School Personnel

K-12 Education K-12 Education

Late Friday, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2021-24 requiring schools to exclude students and school personnel for COVID-19 diagnosis, exposure, or symptoms. School districts, not the local health department, are now responsible for suspending in-person activities for those identified in the Order. Key […]

Read More

ISBE Emergency Rules Regarding Mandatory Vaccinations

K-12 Education

Earlier today, ISBE published Emergency Rules regarding Mandatory Vaccinations for School Personnel. The Emergency Regulations clarify the requirements under Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order 2021-22.     New Personnel: School personnel starting after September 19 must receive the first dose of a vaccine within 10 days of their start […]

Read More

Remote Learning Redux

K-12 Education K-12 Education

UPDATE: On September 7, 2021, ISBE passed a resolution supporting a change to the Superintendent’s declaration related to remote learning. The resolution states: Beginning with the 2021-22 school year, all schools must resume fully in-person learning for all student attendance days, provided that, pursuant to 105 […]

Read More

Governor Pritzker’s Vaccine Mandate for Pre-K-12 School Personnel

K-12 Education K-12 Education

Governor Pritzker has ordered a vaccine mandate for all teachers and staff at pre-K-12 schools, as well as students and personnel at higher education institutions. Under the Executive Order, all pre-K-12 school personnel must receive the first dose of a two-dose vaccination series, or a single-dose […]

Read More