Statewide: Remaining Cautious After The Vaccine

After a year of being extra careful to avoid the virus, individuals with other health problems are getting vaccinated. But for some, it’s not a free pass for life to get back to normal. Teaching civics can be difficult at any time. Try it during a pandemic with remote learning amid a highly divisive time in our history. We’ll hear about the challenges. Thsoe stories and more on this episode of Statewide. Our lineup: * Vivian McCall reports some people with underlying health conditions say while they are pleased to see a COVID-19 vaccine, they won’t resume regular activities anytime soon. * Standardized testing will go on as scheduled in Illinois schools. WNIJ’s Peter Medlin reports many adminsitrators want a better understanding of where students are academically. * Illinois Newsroom’s Lee Gaines reports on civics education in schools. Can it help bridge the divide? * Brian Moline interviews Amanda Kass of the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois-Chicago

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via Northern Public Radio Podcasts

March 12, 2021 at 06:09AM

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