Enforcement A Work In Progress When It Comes To Illinois Students Who Refuse To Abide By School Mask MandatesIllinois schools can get in big trouble if they don’t abide by the mandate that requires all teachers and students, and everyone else in school buildings, to abide by the state’s mask mandates. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Monday night, enforcement is a little more fuzzy when it comes to individual students’ refusal.
Some Illinois Parents Want Remote Learning For Their Kids Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, But State Is Mandating Return To ClassroomsRising COVID-19 rising numbers are one of the reasons some parents are pushing to keep their kids home this upcoming school year. But the Illinois Board of Education is mandating students return to classrooms.
Some Illinois Parents, School Districts Want Choice About Masks For Unvaccinated Kids In ClassroomsLate last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced updated guidelines for schools to reopen safely — unvaccinated teachers and students will need to continue masking up, while those who are vaccinated can go without. But a growing chorus of administrators and parents are calling on the state to leave the choice up to them.
School In A COVID-19 World: Relearning What Day Will Be Like For Students, TeachersNow that Illinois is continuing to loosen COVID-19 restrictions, a big question remains: When will schools re-open and what will be different for students?
Illinois Officials Urge Driver Awareness As Schools ReopenIllinois officials are reminding motorists that schools are reopening. That means lots of children getting on and off school buses.
Pritzker Announces Grants For Safer Routes To SchoolsDozens of Illinois communities are receiving grants to improve safety around schools and encourage students to walk or bike to school.