Springfield IL school board approves e-discovering for emergency times

Springfield Faculty District 186 will now be ready to use e-finding out for unexpected emergency days just after the board of education gave its approval in a 6- vote Tuesday.

The vote was prompted soon after the district was forced to use five “unexpected emergency” times around the wintertime. Devoid of an e-understanding strategy in put, the school year failed to conclusion right until June 10, almost a week following superior university graduations.

Board associates voted down a related strategy on Aug. 31 but connected an modification to revisit the e-discovering this 12 months.

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No one spoke at a general public hearing previous Tuesday’s board meeting.

E-finding out would be applied on crisis days called by Springfield District 186 Superintendent Jennifer Gill until there are extenuating circumstances, like popular electrical power outages.