Illinois Teachers Face Tough Decisions Around Instruction During COVID-19

Teachers across Illinois are deciding how best to approach teaching while staying safe.

Virus Outbreak Illinois
Elementary school students sit on a school bus after attending in-person classes at school in Wheeling, Ill., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Virus Outbreak Illinois
Elementary school students sit on a school bus after attending in-person classes at school in Wheeling, Ill., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Illinois Teachers Face Tough Decisions Around Instruction During COVID-19

Teachers across Illinois are deciding how best to approach teaching while staying safe.

Illinois public school teachers are grappling with what teaching modes— remote, in-person, hybrid— will prove the most effective for students and safe for teachers.

Reset brings on the head of Illinois’ largest teachers union and a high school student to hear about how those decisions are playing out ahead of winter break.

GUESTS: Kathi Griffin, president of the Illinois Education Association

Daymien Gutierrez, junior at Oak Park and River Forest High School