The 217 Today Podcast

217 Today: Friday, Nov. 12, 2021


Friday, Nov. 12, 2021

Today's headlines:

  • Veterans Day events around the state Thursday both celebrated Illinois veterans’ service and highlighted the challenges faced by many former military members.

  • One in five Illinois students missed at least 10% of the school year last year.

  • Beginning next week, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois in Urbana will start requiring audience members to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination-- or a negative test result.

In today's deep dive, we'll learn about how many school districts don’t have enough school nurses.

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Peter Medlin and Jim Meadows.