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     January 28, 2021      #84-28 KDJ

Scott Reeder: Despite risks, in-person learning

By Scott Reeder

SPRINGFIELD – This week, I watched my three daughters head off for school after a long and frustrating five months away from their classrooms.

Like any parent, I felt a mixture of pride and apprehension as they went out the door.

My children are among the 10 percent of school-age Illinois youngsters who will be attending school in-person five days a week.

That number in itself is stunning. COVID-19 has so altered our society that 90 percent of the state’s pupils are learning in a different setting than they were just a year ...

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