Video: A Discussion on the School Reopening Plan
Date PostedJune 26, 2020
On June 23, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a plan to reopen schools for the 2020 fall semester in conjunction with Illinois moving into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. The guide serves as a baseline for school districts to reference when reopening, while offering local flexibility to address the wide diversity of needs across the state.
In a video interview with Director of Governmental Relations Zach Messersmith, IASB Deputy Executive Director Ben Schwarm offers his thoughts on the plan, addresses possible challenges, and paints a picture for what schools could expect in a post-quarantine school year.