Monthly Archives: June 2020

Governor Pritzker Signed Remote Learning Legislation – Effective Immediately

Earlier today, Governor Pritzker announced that he signed Senate Bill 1569 into law. The bill became Public Act 101-0643 and is effective immediately. In the coming weeks, and in consultation with guidance anticipated to be published by the Illinois State Board of Education in the near future, Whitt Law will continue its Planning for the [...]

By | June 18th, 2020|Covid-19 Resources, Education Law News|

Planning for the Future Series: Remote Learning (Part Two – How is it different than E-learning?)

Remote learning is different than the “E-learning” programs being piloted and planned throughout Illinois prior to COVID-19. Three school districts piloted E-learning prior to COVID-19. Their plans included: the creation of lesson plans; teacher, student, and parent education and practice; preparation of technology and materials; and the development of protocol for communication with students and [...]

By | June 11th, 2020|Covid-19 Resources, Education Law News|