As Fall Nears, Most Illinois Schools Plan For Remote Learning

Data shows roughly half of the state’s students will learn remotely this fall. Some districts are opting for hybrid and in-person models.

Doctor Weighs Whether To Send Kids Back To School During Pandemic
Parents are trying to decide whether to send their children back to school for in-person learning this fall. (Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
Doctor Weighs Whether To Send Kids Back To School During Pandemic
Parents are trying to decide whether to send their children back to school for in-person learning this fall. (Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

As Fall Nears, Most Illinois Schools Plan For Remote Learning

Data shows roughly half of the state’s students will learn remotely this fall. Some districts are opting for hybrid and in-person models.

While most Chicago-area schools plan for remote and hybrid learning models this fall, some downstate districts are moving forward with in-person classes.

Reset checks in with WBEZ’s education desk for more on how suburban schools are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, and why some parents are choosing to homeschool their kids this year.

GUEST: Susie An, WBEZ education reporter