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Category: K-12 Education

Remote Learning Redux

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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CDC Issues New Masking Guidance One Day After ISBE/IDPH Guidance Confirms Local Flexibility for Mitigation Measures in Schools

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In a new FAQ issued yesterday, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirm that the adoption of the CDC’s July 9 guidance means local control of mitigation layers—most notably masking, physical distancing, and testing. However, the guidance includes […]

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